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Ancient temple

The lokanarkavu devi temple is situated at about 4km from Vadakara town in Kozhikode district of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manoj Kumar C
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Mandala Utsavam at Lokamalayarkavu Temple

Lokanarkavu or Lokamalayarkavu [Lokam (world) made of mala (mountain), aaru (river) and kavu... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
ajapetrus
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“Ancient temple ”
20 May 2018
“Mandala Utsavam at Lokamalayarkavu Temple”
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Villiappally, Vadakara 673104, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lokanarkavu devi temple is situated at about 4km from Vadakara town in Kozhikode district of Kerala. The temple is associated with Marshal art of Kerala Kalaripayattu. Warriors like Thacholi Othenan used to pray here before each duel. There are one Siva temple and one...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Lokanarkavu or Lokamalayarkavu [Lokam (world) made of mala (mountain), aaru (river) and kavu (grove)] is the temple of Goddess Durga, located in Memunda, about 4 KM from Vatakara town, near Kozhikode. It is said to be built by the Arya Vaishya Brahmins, who migrated to...More

1  Thank ajapetrus
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very famous temple in Northern Kerala. Historic temple which is related to kalaripayattu, Temple is way out of town and located in village. There are three temples there in place 1. Lokanarkavu Devi Temple 2. Shiva Temple 3. Vishnu Temple Shiva temple is currently under...More

1  Thank Deepu_pandalam
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This temple is related with the stories of thacholi othenan, unniyarcha and aromal chekavar. Old chekavan (warriors) of kings, had the mention about this temple, where chekavans and all used to pray to the diety(lokanar kavilamma) here before the war. must watch if you are...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Quite a peaceful place amidst the chaos of Vatakara. The place isn't extraordinary but, the ambience quite is. The water tank in the middle of the premises makes it feel like a place where people would gather around to sing prayers or meditate during ancient...More

Thank 126pushkarp
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Its a very famous temple assosiated with martial art legends like Thacholi Othenan, a hero of ballads of North Kerala. There are three seperate temples for Durga, Shiva and Vishnu practically in the same compound. A large pond aound 250m towards west from the temple...More

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In Kerala, most temples have Dress Code. Males are not supposed to wear shirts or upper inner garments to enter; Pants permitted. Ladies not to wear revealing dress.
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