Lokanarkavu Temple, Kozhikode

Lokanarkavu Temple is an ancient Hindu temple situated in Memunda 4 km from Vatakara, in Kozhikode District, North Malabar region of Kerala state of south India.Pooram is the important festival here and it is conducted with great pomp and show.

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Thirty days Mandala Utsavam in Malayalam month Vrischikam (November–December) and pooram in Malayalam month meenam (March–April) are the annual festival at the Lokanarkavu Bhagavathy Temple. This is the only temple where a peculiar folk dance called Poorakkali is presented during festivals. The dance, resembles the martial art Kalarippayattu. Even today, all Kalaripayattu artists seek the blessings of the deity before their debut due to the association of Lokanarkavu Temple with legendary hero thacholi othenan.

Address: Kavil Rd, Villiappally, Vatakara, Kerala 673104

Phone: 087142 66520

Lokanarkavu Temple Entry Details

Dress Code:
For Men: Dhoti or Mundu without shirts or banyan
For Women’s: Saree and Pavada are allowed. (Salvar sets and modern dresses are not allowed)

How to Reach Lokanarkavu Temple

By Air:
It takes around 3 hr 2 min (91.0 km) via Vatakara - Thiruvallur - Perambra Rd.If you are travelling via Koyilandy - Edavanna Rd it will take 3 hr 4 min (99.9 km)

By Rail:
It takes around 1 hr 54 min (50.3 km) via NH 66 and Kannur Rd.If you are travelling via Panvel - Kochi - Kanyakumari Hwy it will take 1 hr 55 min (51.9 km)

By Road:
Lokanarkavu Temple is 1 hr 52 min (52.2 km) via Panvel - Kochi - Kanyakumari Hwy

 Nearest bus transpotation in Lokanathkavu Kozhikode

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