Anantnath Swami Temple

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Anantnath Swami Temple
Country: India
State/province: Kerala
District: Wayanad
Locale: Puliyarmala, Kalpetta
Architecture and culture
Primary deity: Anantnath
Important festivals: Mahavir Jayanti

Anantnath Swami Temple (also known as the Puliyarmala Jain Temple[1]) is a Jain temple located at Puliyarmala, 6 km from Kalpetta in the Wayanad district in the state of Kerala in India. It is dedicated to Ananthnath Swami, a Tirthankar of the Jain faith.[2]


The outer entrance of the temple has a large pillar of carved granite in front of the main gate. The entrance doors contain intricately carved panels. Constructed in the traditional Dravidian style, the ornate carvings of the stupa are colorfully painted as they rise in a pyramid shape to the top where there is a carving of Mahavir. The small steps of the temple's main shrine are covered with many different Jain idols and symbols constructed of stone, brass and gold.[3]

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  1. ^ "PilgrimCenters". Archived from the original on 21 October 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Ananthanatha Swami Temple at Puliyarmala". Retrieved 2006-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Ananthanatha Swami Jain Temple - Puliyarmala Temple". Retrieved 2006-10-15. 

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