Friday, 27 July 2012

About Vadakkunathan Temple

Trichur with its rich history, cultural heritage and archeological wealth is the cultural capital of Kerala. Trichur is famed for and wide for its pooram festival. This festival district has witnessed many rulers and dynasties starting with the Zamorins, Tipu Sultan to the Dutch and the British.
A cultural center, the Kerala Kalamandalam, the Kerala Sahitya Academy and Kerala Sangeetha Nadaka Academy are located here. Vadakkumnathan Temple or Vadakkunnathan Temple is one of the largest and ancient Shiva temples, situated in Thrissur district of Kerala. 
Also known as Thenkailasam and Vrishabhachalam, the temple stands majestically on an elevated hillock 
 right in the centre of the city. Hindu traditions say that the temple was built by Parasurama, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the legend creator of Kerala. 
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