The Kerala Pilgrimage Destinations are a brilliant design of secular co-existence and religious harmony. The wealthy tradition and culture of Kerala has resulted in numerous places of worship in Kerala. There are a number of pilgrimage destinations all over Kerala, these religious places of Kerala can also be called as Kerala pilgrim centers as most of them have become important pilgrimage with time. Feel the holy charisma on your Kerala pilgrimage tours and experience a mysterious cleansing process in the attendance of the divine and come back with a calm and balanced state of mind, ready to tackle everyday pressures.
So read on further about the major religious places of Kerala are given below.
Aruvikkara is an important pilgrim centre located at Trivandrum is the Aruvikkara pilgrimage. It is nearby 16 kilometers and a very serene picnic spot and many tourists visit this place for peace of mind. It is both a pilgrim centre and a picnic spot. Flowing by is the Karamana River, on the banks of which, is the rock-shrine dedicated to 'Bhagvathi', the divine embodiment of Female power. There is a waterfall nearby.
Aruvippuram is also one of the most beautiful and serene pilgrim centre, located at a distance of 24 kilometers from Trivandrum. It is a small but also lovely picnic spot for tourist. Sree Narayana Guru built this temple on the banks the river from which the place derives its name from a stream. This holy shrine attracts a number of devotees during the 'Sivarathri' festival in March.
Guruvayoor Temple - Known as the Kasi of South India
Guruvayoor Temple of Thrissur is a very important and famous pilgrimage. According to the legends, the idol worshipped at Guruvayur temple is more than 5000 years old. It is located 29 kilometers from Thrissur city. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, who is worshipped as Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The idol is built out of a rare stone called Patala Anjana. The temple holds the maximum number of weddings and "Annaprasanam", which means feeding rice to a child for the first time.
The Kodungalloor town is situated 35 kilometers south of Thrissur/ Trichur district. It is a very beautiful and strategic port of the Chera rulers of Tamilnadu that attract lots of tourist to visit this town. It is said that the apostle of Jesus Christ is said to have landed when he came to India. At Kodungalloor, there are worship places belonging to various religions.
People from every corner of the world come here to experience this new concept of finding satisfaction in divine cosmic force. It is a very important place of worship in Kerala. This pilgrim center is also known by the name of Dakshina Kashi. The Ochira pilgrim center, Kerala, believes in the existence of universal consciousness or one supreme power known as Parabrahma. An interesting feature of this temple is the offerings that are done in the form of bulls. The temple celebrates its annual festival in a unique way. Ochira Kali in mid June and the twelve day Panthrandu Vilakku in November/December are the two main annual festivals.
Sabarimala temple is located on the top of the hills of the Western Ghats and almost 1000 meters above sea level on the Sahyadri ranges in Western Ghats, lies one of the most important shrines of India known by the name of Sabarimala. Thousands of devotees visit Sabarimala during the months of November-January when the main festival takes place. It begins 41 days before Makar Sankranti and continues for 41 days.
Some of the other famous pilgrimage destinations in Kerala are the Attukal Bhagavathy temple, Chettikulangara temple in Alappuzha, Sree Krishna temple, Mannarasala temple at Harippad, various temples devoted to Lord Subramania.
Besides these temples there are a number of mosques and churches located in different parts of Kerala, South India. You are most welcome to book a tour online with Kerala Tours lane for pilgrimages to the pilgrimage destinations located in Kerala, south India. Feel the spirit of goodness, happiness and the joy of life percolate into you during your tours to the pilgrimage destinations located in Kerala, South India.