Trichambaram Sree Krishna Temple, Kannur

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Trichambaram Temple is a Krishna temple located at Taliparamba in the Kannur district of Kerala, South India. The temple is believed to have got the name from Thiru Shambara or the holy Shambara in reverence to Maharishi Shambara who is supposed to have meditated here. The main deity of the temple is Shree Krishna after "Kamsavadham", sitting in Raudra posture (ferocious posture). This temple is considered equal in status to the world-famous Guruvayoor Temple, and is also called 'North Guruvayoor'. .The sanctum has beautiful carvings and murals from the 15th and 16th centuries. In the temple complex, there is also a shrine dedicated to goddess Durga which is in middle of a tank.The annual temple festival (Utsavam) is a colourful event. The fortnight-long festival begins on Kumbham 22 of Malayalam calendar (which generally falls on March 6) every year with the Kodiyettam (hoisting of a religious flag) and comes to an end on Meenam 6 (which generallay falls on March 20) with Koodipiriyal (Ending of this festival). In between these dates, for 11 days, Thitambu Nriththam (a sort of dance with the deities of Krishna and Balarama) is held at Pookoth Nada (1 km from Trichambaram temple).
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  • Very famous temple situated at Taliparamba,on the way to Rajarajeshwara temple. There are separate sanctums for Shiva,Devi and Ayappan. Though this place is called North Guruvayur, the deity is nothin...  more »
  • This temple is right inside Thaliparamba and is a beautiful Krishna temple. The temple, in typical malabar architecture can be accessed through a paved walkway (about 40 odd steps) that leads one down...  more »
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  • Amaaazing place !! It gave the feeling of Anantha Padmanabha temple !! Heard that this place is as much powerful as Guruvayur temple . The Prasad that you get here is the rice kheer which is very yummy ! Overall a very sacred place and worth the visit .
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