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Avanur Sreekanteswaram Temple

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Avanoor Sreekanteswaram Temple
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Main Temple Structure
Religion
DistrictThrissur District
DeitySreekanteswara
FestivalsMaha Shivaratri
Location
LocationAvanur
StateKerala
Country India
Geographic coordinates10°36′42″N 76°10′33″E / 10.6117127°N 76.1757254°E / 10.6117127; 76.1757254Coordinates: 10°36′42″N 76°10′33″E / 10.6117127°N 76.1757254°E / 10.6117127; 76.1757254
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Avanoor Sreekanteswaram Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva is situated at Avanur of Thrissur District in Kerala state in India [1]. The presiding deity of the temple is Sreekandeswara, located in main sanctum sanatorium, facing West. According to folklore, sage Parashurama has installed the idol. The temple is a part of the 108 famous Shiva temples in Kerala [2] [3].

Location[edit]

Avanur Sreekanteswara Temple is located near to Althara Junction on Thrissur - Mundattikode Road. Its id around 3 km east of the Thrissur-Kunnamkulam highway from Mundur junction and around 8 to 9 km from Thrissur town[4].

See also[edit]

  • 108 Shiva Temples
  • Temples of Kerala
  • Hindu temples in Thrissur Rural

References[edit]

  1. Title Book: Temples of Tṛśśoor̲ District; Author Name: S. Jayashanker; Directorate of Census Operations, Kerala; Published by: Controller of Publications, Government of India, 2007; Referecne Page: 704; Total Pages: 944;
  2. Book Title: 108 Siva Kshetrangal, Author:Kunjikuttan Ilayath, Publishers: H and C Books
  3. https://www.vaikhari.org/108shivalaya.html Serial Number: 14
  4. https://shaivam.org/temples-of-lord-shiva/lord-shiva-temples-of-thrissur-district


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