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Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

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Address: Chottanikkara Village | Nr. Ernakulam, Kottayam, India
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this temple and its rituals make u think and taste the glorious past..D festivals and poojas take u closer to the meaning of religion.D POMP AND GLORY SURROUNDING THE POOJAS AND... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kottayam, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this temple and its rituals make u think and taste the glorious past..D festivals and poojas take u closer to the meaning of religion.D POMP AND GLORY SURROUNDING THE POOJAS AND THE INVOLVEMENT OF D LOCALS ADD ANOTHER DIMENSION BEST EXPERIENCED BY A VISIT

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vaikom Mahadeva temple beautiful and crowded , we visit every month with family and pray, good atmosphere

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide suggested a visit to this temple which he described as one of the oldest in Kerala. We had visited other Hindu temples in Sri Lanka but I found this one charming. It occupies a large compound with an large pool adjacent for devotees to clean themselves before worship. We got permission from the office to enter the inner... More 

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Kottayam, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

famous siva temple in kerala. It is said that it is very sacred if u visit vaikom,kaduthuruthy,ettumanoor temple before noon(ie 11.30 am) within a day. mural paintings around main temple very famous free food served to all people those who visit auspicious day - "Vaikathashtami"

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

One of the main Siva temple in Kottayam.. "Vaikkathu Astami" festival is very famous with lot of devotes pouring in to temple even from far away locations..

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Bokaro Steel City, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

When we visit temples like this, you feel how proud to be born in India which has such rich heritage and culture. Middle of the town and such a big space cannot be imagined in a new temple. The Darshan is divine. We were lucky to have Darshan of the Lord when he was being given a pheri or a... More 

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Trivandrum, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Vaikom Mahadeva temple is half an hour's drive from Kottayam. The deity here is Siva. We went here in the evening. Reached by 7. By some puja was going on and temple doors were locked. There was a max of 50- 100 people . However it took them more than an hour to open the doors. The garbha griha outer... More 

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

We got into the first bus from kottayam to Vaikom,by 5.45am buses to coimbatore go through vaikkom, when we reached the temple they were preparing for the first pooja of the day,the Urchavar deity was being taken around the temple in a procession, with the vaidyams said to be one of the oldest temples in kerala Vaikathappam as the lord... More 

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Trivandrum, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Vaikom Mahadeva temple is one of the famous temple in Vaikom . Vaikathapan is well known God in kerala' devotees . Highly powerful . It's near to kottayam as a bigger town

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit this temple after reading the reviews here. True to the reviews this is an amazing temple with many entrances. The main part of temple is beautiful. We were fortunate to visit it on a day when they were lighting many lamps. Similar to most of Kerala temples men are not allowed to wear shirt inside the... More 

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