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ഓം നമോ നാരായണായ
Welcome to Sree Chakrapani Temple, Trikarpur

The holy temple of Sree Chakrapani is situated in the serene and beautiful locale of Trikarpur, also spelled Trikkaripur in Kasargod District.
Gopuram, the main gateway of the temple is east facing.

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"Kodimaram" of the temple
ritual of "Kodiyettam"

The ritual of Kodiyettam is performed a day prior to the start of the Ulsavam.

This marks the beginning of the Ulsavam (temple festival)

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Sreekovil or the Sanctum Sanctorum.

Sreekovil or the Sanctum Sanctorum is the place where the main deity is situated ....

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A closer view of the Sreekovil

Devotees pray from here ....

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Sreekovil and Chuttambalam

View of the Sreekovil and Chuttambalam which includes other deities. Devotees generally take one, three or seven pradikshnas here. Ulsavam is conducted around the Chuttambalam.

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West Entrance or "Padinjaare Nada"

View of the West Nada surrounded by lush green plants and trees.

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Aerial View

This is a wonderful and mesmerizing aerial view of the temple.

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"Ganapathy Temple"

Kavu, the ganapathy temple surrounded by entangling roots of trees and lush green.

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Temple Pond, "Tamarakkulam".

The Tamarakkulam, its a beautiful view during the rainy season. This is the place of "Gajendra moksham". The last day of the Ulsavam called ‘Aarat’ is performed at the Tamarakkulam

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Temple Elephant, decorated with ornaments.

Elephant with the "Nettipattam", the glittering ornament that adores the forehead.

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"Thidambu nritham" at the temple premises.

Thidambu Nritham, a dance associated with Ulsavam being performed by carrying the presiding deity. Various stages of dancing is involved and the dancer is accompanied by a group of artistes, playing percussions and others holding traditional brass lamps. Thidambu Nritham is popular in the northern districts of Kerala.

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Festival Time. "Panchavadyam"

Panchavadyam is an ensemble of five instruments consisting of - Maddalam, Edakka, Thimila, Ilathalam and Kombu. This is characterised by a pyramid-like rhythmic structure - with a constantly increasing tempo coupled with a proportional decrease in the number of beats in cycles. This most thrilling performance of Panchavadyam can be witnessed during the Ulsavam

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Upcoming Events ....Ulsavam 2014 - March 28th to April 4th .............

Welcome

Sanctum Sanctorum And Surroundings.

Sree Chakrapani temple is situated about 5 kms north of Payyannur and 3 kms south of Trikarpur on the Thankayam - Elambachi road.

The temple situates in a vast and scenic area. At the entrance of the temple a Peepul tree with erected platform welcomes everyone and on the south west corner there is Ganapathy temple surrounded by trees, creepers and medicinal shrubs.

The idol inside the sanctum sanctorum is said to have been age old.It is believed that the origin of the temple dates back to the era of "Parasurama" and the idol was solemnised and consecreted by him.

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Story of the Temple

Mythology And Legend

As per "Brahmanda Puranam", once sage "Agasthya" happened to visit "Vaikundam", the abode of Lord "Mahavishnu" and he was presented with a "Chathur Baahu" idol and a piece of advice to adore the idol everyday in ritualistic liturgy with which he will be bestowed happiness, wealth, prosperity, offsprings and salvation. Pushkara faithfully followed the advice and led a life of splendour.

Once "Devendra" along with "Narada" visited pushkara and was attracted by the aura of the conspicuous idol creating an inherent attraction towards it. He eagerly ... read more on mythology of Sree Chakrapani temple ..

The idol or "Prathishta" symbolizes Lord Chakrapani and story of Gajendra Moksham.
read more on Gajendra Moksham

Donations

“Requesting All devotees to kindly send their thoughtful donations (with name and details), to preserve our proud heritage and also for the noble and benevolent gestures of Sree Chakrapani Temple."

- Sree Chakrapani Temple Administration

Account Details

Account Details of Sree Chakrapani Temple
Sree Chakrapani Temple,
Syndicate Bank, Trikarpur Branch
Account No:42332200041014
IFSC CODE:SYNB0004233

Festivals

Every year the month of March and April brings the Festival excitement and unity to the devotees of Sree Chakrapani Temple. The festival ("Ulsavam") starts on "chatayam" day (in meena masam, as per Malayalam calendar).

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