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Pambummekkattu Mana (Illam) Serpant Temple Vadama Mala, Thrissur, Kerala

Pambummekkattu Mana, Vadama, Mala, Kerala

Pambummekkattu Mana, is a famous Temple devoted to Serpent Gods, situates at Vadama very close to Mala Town. It is believed that the divine presence of "Vasuki" and "Nagayakshi" are there in the "Kizhakkini" of Pambummekkattu Mana.

Kodungallur Azhikode Mar Thoma (St. Thomas) Church: The Birth Place of Indian Christianity

Kodungallur Azhikode Mar Thoma (St. Thomas) Church: The Birth Place of Indian Christianity

Azhikode St. Thomas Church also known as Mar Thoma Pontifical Shrine is known as the birth place of the Christianity in India. It's a famous Christian shrine situated at Azhikode, a few km away from Kodungallur town. The main significance of this church is that it is one of the seven churches that have been founded by St.Thomas and obviously the first one. The church has been built on the year 1953 and the church today holds the relic of St.Thomas - a bone from his arm.

List of Famous Waterfalls In Kerala

Athirapally waterfalls during mosoon season

The forests of the Western Ghat are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that roar, gurgle and splash down the mountain side. Almost all these scintillating Cascades are the venues for picnics and excursions round the year in Kerala.

Ancient Times of Mala, Kerala

The small town has its own unique scenic beauty with back-waters and Arabian Sea. It had inland water ways and rivers connecting main trade centers of Kerala which became an ancient market place. The enchanting rivers criss-crossing canals and gurgling streams made this fertile land rich with the cultivation of coconut, arecanut, tapioca, banana, rice, ginger, pepper and vegetables.

Significant Places in Mala

The Jewish Cemetery is a place of historic significance in Mala. Many decades ago there existed a Jewish community. Their old synagogue is still kept as a monument in Mala town. One of the oldest Carmelite Monasteries is located in this town namely Kottackal St. Theresa's Monastery, which is built by Blessed Chavara Kuriakose in AD 1867.

Celebrities in Mala, Kerala

Mala was the pet constituency of the former Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri.K.Karunakaran and he made it his way to the State Assembly, a number of times. The famous comedian of the Malayalam film industry Sri.Mala Aravindan is from Ambazhakadu, Mala.

Important Places and Locations in Mala, Kerala

The nearby places are Ambazhakkadu, Valiyaparambu, Kuruvilassery, Ashtamichira, Poyya, Krishnan Kotta, Pooppathy, Vadama, Annamanada, Meladur, Keezhadoor, Vennur, Palayamparambu, Sampaloor, Vynthala, Pazhukkara, Naithakudy, Mala Pallippuram, Kundur, Kuzhur, Eravathur, Kuzhikkattussery, Kundayi, P

Karingachira Anchalppetty Puthechira, Mala Thrissur

Image of Anchalpetty and Old Police Station at karingachira, Puthenchira

Anchalpetty and the Police Outpost building at Karingachira in Puthenchira. The Anchalpetty at Karinguchira remind us to retrace an Era of Kings and Queens, slaves and palaces.

Paythuruth Mala Kerala

A bit of land amidst the serene waters of Chalakudy river, near Kundoor, only 9 km from Mala Town "Paythuruth" is a fascinating experience. Abundantly blessed by nature with agriculture products and green vegetation this island gives a bird's eye view of "God's own contry".

Transportation Facilities at Mala

The public and private transport systems are fairly better here compared to the other places in Kerala. Mala has a KSRTC Sub depot, which is situated adjacent to the old Malakadavu. Many buses are plying to different areas of the State. There is also one private bust stand in the town. Major developmental projects are being carried out in this location. The villagers are blessed with a good transport system.

Transportation Facilities at Mala, Kerala

Mala KSRTC Bus Stand cum Depot

The public and private transport systems are fairly better here compared to the other places in Kerala. Mala has a KSRTC Sub depot, which is situated adjacent to the old Malakadavu. Many buses are plying to different areas of the State. There is also one private bust stand in the town. Major developmental projects are being carried out in this location. The villagers are blessed with a good transport system.

Religious and Political Harmony of Mala, Kerala

In those ancient periods of Mala, ceremonial sounds from four places of worship (Temple, Synagogue, Mosque, and Church within the Mala town limit) were heard at the same time proclaiming religious unity of people dwelling at Mala and its surroundings. Among developing towns of India, Mala has a prominent position that encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds contributing their part as a development measure.

Mala Kerala, The Place

Mala Kerala, The Place

Mala is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, South India. Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur is a developing area, at the southern part of the district. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is located about 40kms towards the north from Kochi and 14kms from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is considered to be originated from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee".

Mala, The Place

Mala Kerala

Mala is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, South India. Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur is a developing area, at the southern part of the district. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is located about 40kms towards the north from Kochi and 14kms from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is considered to be originated from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee".

Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque, Kodungallur

Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque, Kodungallur

Cheraman Juma Masjid, Kodungallur is considered as the oldest mosque in India and the second oldest mosque in the world to offer Jumuah prayers. The mosque is believed to build by Malik Bin Deenar and Malik bin Habib and a group of Arabs in 629 AD. The mosque has been constructed during the era of Mohammed and it is believed that the bodies of the followers are buried here. The mosque is facing towards eastern side when compared with the other mosques in Kerala which face the western side.

Sringapuram Mahadeva Temple, Kodungallur

Lord Shiva holds a high esteem in the mind of Hindu devotees. There is a famous Shiva temple near Kodungallur Devi temple and is approximately 2 km away from the Devi temple.The name of the temple is Sringapuram Mahadeva Temple. Sage Rishyashringa is believed to have installed the idol here and the temple is next to the Kodungallur palace. Sringapuram means the land of Sringa which is the name of the Sage.

Onam Festival Celebrations and Greetings of Malayalees

Happy Onam Mala Thrissur

Onam is one of the greatest festivals of Kerala that binds the people who belongs to Kerala regardless of all the differences. It is the festival, which the Keralites celebrates unitedly without the difference of caste, creed or religion. Onam is a celebration of Ten days. It comes in the month of "Chingam" according to Malayalam calender.

Koodalmanickyam Temple, Irinjalakuda

Koodalmanickyam Temple is situated at Irinjalakuda in Thrissur District. It is 23 Km south of Thrissur and 16 Km north of Kodungallur. This temple is before the 15th century. The uniqueness of this temple is that the deity here is Lord Bharatha or Lord Sangameswara. There are arguments that once this temple belonged to the Jains (Bharatheswara saint of Jains) and with the descent of Jainism this temple was taken over by Hindus.

Payammal Shatrughna Swami Temple

Sathrughan Swami, The Payammal temple, 6 km from Vellankallur along the Irinjalakuda-Kodungallur route, is one of the few Shatrughna shrines in the State. Shatrughna is considered to be the reincarnation of the Sudarshana Chakra (disc) in the hands of Mahavishnu. This is the smallest temple among Nalambalam. Of the four idols retrieved from the sea by the fishermen this idol is the smallest. All the other three temples have circular sreekovils but here sreekovils is in rectangular shape.

Muziris Heritage Project

Muziris Heritage Project

Muziris Heritage project is a project that has been started by the Kerala Government. The aim of the project is to showcase the cultural and historical value of the Muziris which is considered as a legendary port. There are numerous monuments in this area that showcases the architectural marvel of the previous eras and that also brings to the light about the Historical growth.

List of Famous Tourist Beaches In Kerala

Kerala Beach photo

Sharing its western border with the Arabian sea, Kerala has a 600 km long shorelines dotted with some of the finest, most charming beaches of the world, coconut groves, natural harbors, lagoons and sheltered coves. Most of India’s finest beaches are in Kerala.

Travel And Tourism - Meaning and Brief Introduction

Travel And Tourism - Meaning and Brief Introduction

Tourism is a dynamic and competitive business that requires the ability to constantly adapt to customers' changing needs and desires, as the customer satisfaction, safety and enjoyment are particularly the focus of tourism businesses.

Kerala State Tourism Awards

Kerala State Tourism Awards

State Tourism Department has declared winners of its tourism awards in 3 different categories for the year 2014-2015. It was announced by the government on Dec. 16th Friday, 2016, after verifying the report submitted by judging committee headed by Principal Secretary of Tourism, Kerala.