Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Pathanamthitta

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The Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars located near Aranmula, a village in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, South India. Constructed in the Kerala style of architecture, the temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil canon of the Azhwar saints from the 6th–9th centuries AD. It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Krishna, an avatar of Vishnu, who is worshipped as Parthasarathy (Partha's charioteer). The nearest railway station to the temple is located in Chengannur, while the nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport.Parthasarathy is the other name of Krishna on account of his role as Arjuna's Charioteer in the Mahabharata war. It is one of the most important Krishna temples in Kerala, the others being at Guruvayur Temple, Trichambaram Temple, Tiruvarppu and Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple. It is one of the five ancient shrines in the Chengannur area of Kerala, connected with the legend of Mahabharata, where the five Pandavas are believed to have built one temple each; Thrichittatt Maha Vishnu Temple by Yudhishthira, Puliyur Mahavishnu Temple by Bheema, Aranmula by Arjuna, Thiruvanvandoor Mahavishnu Temple by Nakula and Thrikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple to Sahadeva.
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  • Having Peaceful and divine environment on the bank of River Pumpa the Temple has much historical importance famous for Aranmula Mirror and boat race.  more »
  • We witnessed the Aranmula Uthrattathi Vallom Kali (Snake Boat Race) on Sep 8, 2017. Had got a seat near the finishing line, so was able to witness all action very closely. The whole experience was a m...  more »
  • Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is a nice spiritual place in pathanamthitta . recently i went for aranmula boat race and valla sadya at the temple truly mind blowing  more »
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  • One of my favourite temples to visit! It has all: the ambience of divinity, historical and cultural importance along with it's own legacy of Aranmula Kannadis which are exclusive to this temple. Being on the banks of Pampa makes it all the more sacred. Try visiting the temple during the Boat race after Onam, you won't be disappointed. The electricity in the air is something to witness.
  • This temple is dedicated to Vishwaroopam form of Lord Krishna shown to Arjuna. The idol here was the one given to Arjuna by Lord Krishna to offer pookal
  • Aranmula and The VallaSadhya.. both were my wishes from years.. went there with all the expectations.. Temple is awesome.. an ancient one with old constructions.. they kept as it is everything.. VallaSadhya is a ritual and offering in the temple.. If you wish to happen something you can pray to Lord Parthasarathy and offer One VallaSadhya.. your wish will be succeeded.. You can have a Great Kerala Sadhya with 54 dishes on normal Day's and 108 Dishes on Uthrattathi Day.. Loved my Sadhya..
  • The Aranmula Parhasarathy Temple is one of the major Krishnan temples in central travancore under Travancore Devaswom Board. Lord Krishna is worshipped here as Parthasarathy, “ the charioteer of Arjuna in Mahabharata war”. The famous thiruvonathoni, Aranmula vallasadhya & uthrittadi vallamkali are associated with this temple. The temple is situated in Aranmula which is a world heritage village under UNESCO. Nearby town is Kozhanchery
  • After Guruvayoor one of the most famous Krishna temples in Kerala. Aranmula Vallasadya is very well known.

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