Vaikom Mahadeva Temple near Kottayam in Kerala



Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Kerala and was also the ground zero of the famous Temple Entry Proclamation in Kerala before independence. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Madevar temple and Vaikom is mentioned in the Bhargava Purana and Sanalkumara Samhita. Vaikathashtami festival observed in November/December is one of the most popular festivals in Kerala.

The temple is also noted for its Kerala style architecture and is also one of the largest temples in Kerala. The temple has Goddess Bhagavathy, Ganesh and Nagas as subsidiary deities.

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