Panchapandava Temples - Kerala

Kerala has a strong temple culture, and the temples of Kerala are noted for their austerity and strict adherence to age old worship protocols. Five temples of Kerala, dedicated to Maha Vishnu (Lord Krishna) are connected with the Mahabharatam. Legend says that the Pandava princes set out on a pilgrimage throughout India, after installing Parikshit as the ruler of their vast empire, during their tour of Kerala, the five brothers built a temple each for the Lord in Alappuzha (Alleppey) Kerala, India.

These temples are known as Pancha Pandava Temples of Maha Vishnu:

*Chengannur temple by Dharmaputrar(Yuddhisthra)
*Tiruppuliyur temple by (Bhima)
*Aranmula temple by (Arjuna)
*Tiruvanvandur temple by (Nakula)
*Tirukkodittaanam temple by (Sahadeva)

Bhimas weapon Mace Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple Kerala

Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple Puja mandapams Kerala

Pandit performing pooja

Tiruvanvandur Mahavishnu temple Entrance Kerala

Tirukkodittaanam Narayanan Temple Kerala

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