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Chendamangalam Venugopla Krishna Swamy – Festival

Chendamangalam Venugopla Krishna Swamy is located at Chennamangalam near North Paravur in Ernakulam district in Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Venugopla Krishna Swamy form of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. The annual festival in the temple is held in Vaishakha Masam (April – May).

The shrine belongs to the Gaud Saraswat Brahmins (GSB). The upa devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Raja Gopala Swamy, Rukmini and Satyabhama.

The temple has a nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and chathura sreekovil.

The six-day annual festival in the temple concludes with arattu ceremony on Rohini Nakshatra day in Vaisakha month. Traditional Vaishnava rituals associated with GSB community are held during the annual festival.