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TIRUVENKATAM TEMPLE

Half a kilometer to the north-east of parthasarathi shrine is another Vishnu shrine Tiruvenkatam or Venkatachalapati of Tirupati. The general belief is that this Devi temple because only the image of Bhagavati on the south-east corner of the chuttambalam is what is worshipped now, the main deity Venkatachalapati- opposite this and facing east was the target of depredation of Tipu Sultan, it being disfigured below neck.

PERUNTHATTA SHIVA TEMPLE

This temple, with its many stone inscriptions, and situated on the south side of temple about a kilometer away, has historical significance.

TAMARAYUR VISHNU TEMPLE

This little shrine, known as Tamarayur Srikantapuram, lies on one kilometer north of . It has a beautiful four-armed idol adorned with sankha, charka, gada and padma. There s only one Srikoil, and mandapa opposite. It is a subordinate shrine of .

PARTHASARATHI TEMPLE

Situated a few meters to the north of the Manjulal on the east nada.Its a great temple and the beautiful idol of Parthasarathi (Sri Krishna as Arjuna's Charioteer).The celebration of the Gita day on Vrischika Ekadasi, (Sukla Paksha) is the important festival here.This also synchronises with the great Ekadasi festival of the temple.

MAMMIYUR SIVA TEMPLE

This temple is situated 1km north of temple. There is a common belief that one who visits temple should also visit Mammiyur to complete his pilgrimage. It has prathishtas of Siva in Linga form and Parvathi in the form of bronze mirror image. Rudrabhishekam is the main offering.

NARAYANAMKULANGARA BHAGAVATHY TEMPLE

This shrine in Mammiyur amsom was closely associated with the extinct Jamelliyur illam.The family enjoyed the right of offering the paddy when the procession headed for for the meena pooram, till the pooram celebration was stopped due to Tipu's invasion. Pana ( songs) in praise of the goddess with the Thalapoli on the last night of first 10 days of Makaram is still celebrated. Navarathri , Nira , Puthari, and mandala pooja are also celebrated. Vishu vela is celebrated on the day following Vishu.

THRISSUR VADAKKUNNATHAN TEMPLE

Sree Vadakkunnathan(Siva) Temple im the heart of Thrissur town is one of the most ancient graama - kshetras of Kerala with exquisite wood carvings and mural paintings. The main offering in the temple is Abhisheka with ghee(Neyyabhishekam) and is considered a cure for all types of disease especially for those relating to head.

KADAVALLUR SREERAMA TEMPLE

The Sreerama temple, Kadavallur is famous for the great Anyonyam which comprises four rigorous tests to examine the proficiency of participants in Rigveda. Sreerama is worshipped in three forms, morning as in Vanavaasa, at noon as in SethuBandhana, and at night as the King of Ayodhya. The important offerings of the temple are Appam and Payasam.

NELLUVAI DHANVANTHARI TEMPLE

Dhanvantharimoorthy is the Prathishta in the temple. The deity is worshipped by all for getting cure of diseasesof all kinds. The principle offerings of the temple are Vennachartal and Palpayasam.

THRIPRAYAR SREERAMA TEMPLE

The Sreerama temple at Thriprayar is very ancient. Here there is no Pratishta for Hanuman. The principle offerings are Vedi(fireworks) and meenoottu(feeding fishes) for Sreerama and Aval for Hanuman (considering the very presence of the deity along with SreeRama).