Buddha Shrine at Bharanikkavu
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Bharanikkavu is a Panchayat in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. The Village by the same name is a part of it. The name is derived from the historic Bharanikkavu Devi temple situated here.
Fast Growing Constituent Region
Kattanam- * Mankavil Garden Village
Educational Institutions & Libraries
Library: Grameena Grandhasala, Bharanickavu
Subhash Grandha Parayana Sala, Pallickal
- St. Thomas Nursing college, Vetticode
- Sri Vellapally Natesan College of Engineering, Pallickal
- Sree Nagaraja Vilasam U. P. School (NRVUPS), Vetticode
- Sree Nagaraja School (CBSE), Vetticode
- Mar Thoma UP School, Kattanam
- St thomas Mar Thoma High School (CBSE)
- St.Thomas Senior Secondary School, Kattanam
- F. G. M. M. L. P. School, Bharanickavu (South)
- Kattachira L. P. School, Kattachira
- Captain N. P. Pillai Memorial Higher Secondary School,Kattachira
- Mahakavi Kumaranasan Central School, Pallickal, Naduvilemuri
- Government UP School, Moonamkutty
- Pope Pius XI High School, Kattanam
- C.M.S. High School, Pallickal
- Government L.P. School, Pallickal Naduvilemuri
- Government U.P. School, Bharanikkavu
- Veda Vyasa Vidya Peedom, Kattanam
- C.M.S. L.P. School Monkuzhy
- Kerala University Information Center, Pallickal
- Karuna InfoStudies, Pallimukku, Kattanam - 0479-2332920, 8289892920
Religious Harmony & Festivals
The Temples of Bharanikkavu, the Churches of Kattanam, the Mosque in Choonad and the Budha statues represent the religious harmony of the panchayat.
- Bharanikkavu Devi Temple, Bharanikkavu
- Shri Nagaraja Temple, Vetticode
- Mahavishnu Temple, Kattachira
- Muttakkulam Devi Temple, Kattachira
- Karimuttathu Devi Temple, Mankuzhy
- Arekara Devi Temple, Kattachira
- Cheruvilathu Sri Mannadi Bhagavathi Temple
- Poovathoor Sastha Temple, Ilippakulam
- Panickasheril Shiva Temple, Kattachira
- Pallipuram Devi Temple, Kattanam, Vettikode
- Valliya Veedu Devi Temple, Kattanam
- MannadiKuttiyil Devi Temple, Kattanam
- Orukuzhiyil Saktheesha Temple, Kattanam
- Nadayil Kuttiyil (AYICKATTU) Sree Bhadra Devi Temple, Pallickal
- Mannachirethu Puthenkavil Sree Bhadra Bhagavathi Temple, Kattanam, Nambukulangara
- Kattachira Tharal thekkathil Shri Nagaraja Temple
- St. Stephen's Orthodox Church, Kattanam
- Malankara Catholic Church, Kattanam
- St. Thomas Marthoma Church, Kattanam
St.Thomas Marthoma Church, Pallickal
- St. James CSI Church, Kattanam
- CSI Church, Vetticodu
- Catholic Church, Achamkutty
- CSI Christ Church Monkuzhy
- The Pentacost Mission,Bharanickavu
- The Ashwathi Mahotsavom & Koottamkottu @ Muttakkulam Devi Temple held in Kumbham every Year
- The Meenabharani Mahotsavom of Bharanikkavu Devi Temple,the associated Noottonnu Kalam and Ezhunnallathu.
- The Aayillya Pooja and Ezhunnallathu of Shri Nagaraja Temple, Vetticode.
- The Perunnal at the St. Stephen's Orthodox Church, Kattanam.
- Pathamudaya Mahothsavam of Pallipuram Devi Temple.
- Uthrdam Thirunnal Mahotsavom at Nadayil Kuttiyil Sree Bhadra Devi Temple in Meenam.
bharanikkavu devi temple other festivals. 1. meena bharani pongaala 2. sivarathri maholtsavam 3. navarathri mandapa utsavam 4. vruchika chirappu 5. ashtamirohini uriyati
Monuments and Historic Significance
The statue of Lord Buddha housed at the Bharanikkavu Temple is a protected monument under the Department of Archaeology.
- Official Web site of Alappuzha District, Kerala State, India - A Quick Tour Archived January 31, 2011, at WebCite
- "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.
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