Thiruvanvandoor

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Thiruvanvandoor
തിരുവൻവണ്ടൂർ
village
Thiruvan Gosalakri
Thiruvan Gosalakri
Coordinates: 9°20′35.56″N 76°34′43.47″E / 9.3432111°N 76.5787417°E / 9.3432111; 76.5787417
Country  India
State Kerala
District Chengannur
Government
 • Type Panchayat
Area
 • Total 4.01 sq mi (10.39 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,831
 • Density 3,447.7/sq mi (1,331.18/km2)
  (2011 Not Released)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Post code 689109
Area code(s) 0479
Vehicle Code (KL-30)
Website alappuzha.gov.in
Thiruvanvandoor Temple
Pambanaiappan Temple

Thiruvanvandoor (pronounced [ðeːrʊβn̪-βnɖuːr]) is a village in Chengannur Taluk in Alappuzha district, in Kerala, India.[1]

Region[edit]

The village of Thiruvanvandoor is connected with Main Central Road at two junctions on the road. One is at Kallissery and other is at Pravin coodu.

Religion[edit]

Hinduism[edit]

Thiruvanvandoor lies near Pandanad, Kerala which is believed to be founded by the Pandavas during their exile period. The region of Pandanad and neighboring villages have many Hindu temples Vanavathukkara that bear historic and architectural value. A popular temples in the Thiruvanvandoor region are Thiruvanvandoor Mahashetram and Sree Gosalakrishna Temple.

Thiruvanvandoor Mahashetram & Sree Gosalakrishna Temple[edit]

sree gosalakrishna temple is the famous temple nearer to the ancient temple Thiruvanvandoor Mahashetram build by pandava (nakula),these two temples are in the same compound,nakula workshipped lord vishnu at the time of vanavasam . gosalakrishna temple was built in modern day(around 50 years) by the devoties of different kara(villages) A major event is the annual festival where Temple Elephants are used.[2] The temple is open from 4 am to 11:00 am and 5 pm to 8 pm and is administered by Travancore Devaswom Board of the Government of Kerala.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Thiruvanvandoor had a population of 13831 with 6618 males and 7213 females.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alapuzha Taluk Census, alappuzha.gov.in Census 2001.
  2. ^ Sree Gosalakrishna Temple Festival, The Hindu, Pathanamthitta,19 May 2010.