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Kerala is a state in southwestern India that has a rich tradition of Hinduism. Hinduism is the dominant religion in Kerala, and the state has many ancient temples and shrines that attract millions of devotees from around the world.

Kerala's Hinduism is unique in many ways, as it has been influenced by various other religions and cultures. For example, the state has a long history of interaction with Buddhism and Jainism, which has influenced the development of Hinduism in Kerala. Kerala also has a significant population of Christians and Muslims, which has contributed to the diversity of religious practices in the state.

One of the unique features of Hinduism in Kerala is the importance given to temple worship. There are thousands of temples in Kerala, many of which are centuries old and have a rich history and cultural significance. Some of the popular Hindu festivals celebrated in Kerala include Onam, Vishu, and Thiruvathira.

Overall, Hinduism plays a significant role in the culture and traditions of Kerala, and has a rich and diverse history that continues to be celebrated and practiced today.

Important Hindu temples in Kerala, India

The history of temples in Kerala dates back to ancient times and is closely tied to the culture, traditions, and beliefs of the people of Kerala. Discover 1000's of Kerala's ancient temples that are famed for their architectural design, special poojas, rituals as well as colourful festivals.

Madhur Sree Madanantheshwara - Siddhivinayaka Temple Kasaragod
Madhur Temple Kasaragod

Centuries-old Hindu temple dedicated to gods Shiva & Ganesh, with carved scenes from the “Ramayana.” The temple architecture is of 3-tiered gajaprishta type resembling the back of an elephant. One can also find beautiful wooden carvings....

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Pariyanampatta Bhagavathy Temple Palakkad
Pariyanampatta Temple Palakkad

Pariyanempatta Devi Temple is one of the largest Devi temples of Valluvanad Desam in Palghat district. The temple and its precincts resemble that of Mookambika temple Kollur. The presiding deity is known as the Goddess of 14 Desams...

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Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple Kannur
Parassinikadavu Muthappan

Parassinikadavu Sri Muthappan Temple is a famous pilgrim site, located on the bank of the Valapattanam River, near Thalipparambu in the district of Kannur. Thiyya community urayima Principal deity of the temple is Sree Muthappan...

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