Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple

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Paramekkavu
Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple
Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple 0194.JPG
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DeityBagavathi
Location
LocationThrissur
StateKerala
CountryIndia
Architecture
TypeKerala

Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple is one of the largest Bagavathi temples in Kerala located in Thrissur City. Sakthan Thampuran ordained the temples into two groups, namely "Paramekkavu side" and "Thiruvambady side" for Thrissur Pooram which is the biggest festival in South India and Kerala. These two groups are headed by the principal participants, Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple at Thrissur Swaraj Round and Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple at Shoranur road. The two temples are hardly 500 metres apart.[1] Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple is one of the two groups participating in Thrissur Pooram.[2] The Paramekkavu temple devaswom have a school known as Paramekkavu Vidya Mandir at MLA road near Kutoor and one KG section near to the temple itself.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gordon Melton, J. (13 September 2011). Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations. ISBN 9781598842067.
  2. ^ Kapoor, Subodh (2002). Indian Encyclopaedia. ISBN 9788177552577.
  3. ^ "Paramekkavu Bhagavathy Temple Thrissur". Guruvayur Online. Retrieved 4 April 2013.

Coordinates: 10°31′29″N 76°13′04″E / 10.5247°N 76.2178°E / 10.5247; 76.2178