Thursday, July 7, 2011

Hindu Temples near Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple is one of the main Hindu temples in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Apart from this ancient Lord Vishnu temple, there are numerous Hindu temples in the capital city of Kerala. Some of the famous temples in Trivandrum include

Attukal Devi Temple

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is a famous Goddess Parvati temple situated in Attukal, around 2.5 km from the city. The annual Attukal Pongala Festival celebrated here attracts lakhs of devotees from all over the world.

Pazhavangadi Ganapathi Temple

Pazhavangadi Ganesha Temple is a Lord Ganesh temple situated within walking distance from Sri Padmanabha Temple. The original idol of Lord Ganapthi installed here was worshiped by a soldier of Travancore Army stationed at Padmanabhapuram.

Sreekanteswaram Shiva Temple

Srikanteswaram Temple is regarded as the main Lord Shiva Temple in Trivandrum. The temple is situated just a kilometre away from East Fort. Thiruvathira Mahotsavam and Maha Shivarathri Festival celebrated here attracts devotees from all over the district.

Pazhanchira Devi Temple

One of the highly revered Goddess Temple in Trivandrum, Sri Pazhanchira Devi Temple is situated on the Kovalam Beach road. The temple is around 700 years old. Aiswarya Mahalakshmi Puja conducted at the temple during every full moon day is one main event here.

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple Photos Kerala

Here are some pictures of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Sri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple is situated in East Fort, Trivandrum. The temple is one of the 108 temple of Vishnu and is the richest temple in India.

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple picture taken from near the Padmatheertham Pond in front of the temple. See the image of the temple seen in the pond. 

Picture of Sri Padmanabha Temple during  the laksha deepam festival - lighting of one lakh lamps.

This is the similar idol of Sree Padmanabhaswamy enshrined in the temple. Lord Vishnu is seen here in reclining position on the serpent Adi Sesha