Pilgrimage Tour

Sree Ramaswamy Temple in Kannur, Kerala

Sree Ramaswamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Rama. It is located at Thiruvangad near Thalassery, Kannur. It is a unique temple with immense historical significance. It is one of the four famous Sree Rama shrines in Kerala. The deity here is known as Thiruvangad Perumal. The temple has a copper-plated Sree Kovil. It is believed that Lord Parasurama installed the idol in Thiruvangad Sree Rama Temple. Other legends state that it was introduced by Swetha Muni, Saint Agastya’s disciple.

The architecture of the Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami Temple is outstanding. It showcases eye-catching woodwork. The sanctum sanctorum and the adjoining areas are an excellent example of exquisite temple architecture. Even the woodwork is based on the poetic descriptions of Ramayana.

Sree Ramaswamy Temple is Famous For

Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswamy Temple is renowned for magnificent sculptures and lithic facts. The annual festival of the temple starts on Vishu in April–May and lasts for seven days. Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami Temple is one of the 5 first shrines dedicated to Lord Rama in Kerala. The large temple tank is genuinely extraordinary.

Festivals/Events Celebrated at Sree Ramaswamy Temple in Kerala

The annual festival, Vishy Mahotsavam in Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswamy Temple lasts for eight days. It starts with the ceremonial flag-hoisting on the day of Meta Sankramam, that falls on the last day of the Malayalam month. The idol is taken around the temple in a procession on elephant back during the festival. It is a stunning event with decorated silk umbrellas and traditional art forms – Panchavadya, and Pandimelam.

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