Sreerama Swamy Temple, Thiruvangad


It is one of the best temples in Kerala and is said to be built about 400 years back. This temple is also known as the 'Brass pagoda' and is dedicated to Sree Rama. A part of the temple was damaged by Tipu Sultan's troops in the 18th century, but the temple itself is believed to have been saved from destruction. The temple contains some interesting sculptures and lithic records. The annual festival of temple commences on Vishu day in Medam (April-May) and lasts for seven days. Chakyar Koothu is performed in this temple as a part of rituals. Mani Chakyar family traditionally holds the right to perform here. The greatest Chakyar Koothu, Kutiyattam exponent Legendary Guru Mani Madhava Chakyar used to perform Chakyar Koothu here for decades.

sree ramaswamy temple, thiruvangad

 

Official Website : http://www.thiruvangaddevaswom.in

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