Thrissur- Nalambalam

The excursions from Thrissur- Nalambalam are one of the most popular religious tours of South India. Myriads of spiritually inclined tourists from all across the Indian subcontinent and abroad sign up for these tours from Thrissur.

A trip to Nalambalam is a highly sacred auspicious event during Karkidakam, a highly sacred month in the Malayalam calender. Nalambalam is one of the eminent pilgrimage sites of South India that consists of the shrines of Lord Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna, the celebrated quartet of the epic Ramayana. The noteworthy shrines located at Nalambalam include the following:

  • Thriprayar : Sited at a distance of 22 km from Thrissur, the Thriprayar temple consists of a group of four shrines that has been consecrated to none other than Lord Rama. The three day long Thriprayar Ekadasi celebrated during the month of Vrischikam .i.e. November to December in the Gregorian calender is one of the primary festivals that is celebrated with lots of pomp and grandeur. Prayers timings in the temple are between 4.30 am to 12.30 pm during the day and 4.30 pm to 8 pm in the evening.

    For further information, contact:
    • Phone 91 487 -2391375
  • Irinjalakuda Koodalmanickam Temple: Located at a distance of 21 km from Thrissur, the Irinjalakuda Koodalmanickam Temple is a primordial shrine dedicated to Bharatha, one of the siblings of Lord Rama. The temple celebrates a colorful and exuberant festival that commences for a period of 11 days, every year during the month of Medom, meaning April and May in the Gregorian calender. A grand pageant comprising of 13 elaborately adorned elephants is an integral part of the festal activities that marks the end of the temple festive season in Kerala. The prayer timings are between 3 am to 11.30 am during the day and 5 pm to 8.30 pm in the evening.

    For further information, contact:
    • Phone- 95 480 2822631
    The Payemmel Temple and the Moozhikulam Temple are the two other revered shrines dedicated to Lord Shatrughna and Lord Lakshmana, respectively.

    Last Updated on 15/06/2013

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