Introduction to the Kumbala Sree Gopalakrishna Temple:
Kumbala Sri Gopalakrishna Temple is located at Kasaragod District in Kerala. It is one of the oldest temples in Kerala and the presiding deity here is God Gopalakrishna. He is worshipped at the Kumbala Sree Gopalakrishna Temple with dedication and affection. Annual Festival is held during January. Devotees of Sri Gopalakrishna, caught in the ecstasy of the occasion, celebrate the festival with a colorful display if fireworks. It is a very famous festival of the Kumbala Sri Gopalakrishna Temple and is visited by people from across the country.
History of the Kumbala Sree Gopalakrishna Temple:
According to the popular legend Krishna was born to Devaki. Devaki and her husband were imprisoned by the demon Kamsha because he knew that her son would kill him. But inside the prison, Krishna was born and with the help of God was transferred to Yashoda, another new mother of a girl child. This child was replaced by Devaki's son. He grew up to be a handsome man and had an enchanting personality.
Later he annihilated the torturous demon Kamsha much to the relief of mankind. To honor him, the Gopalakrishna Temple has been erected at Kasargod and people pay homage to the Lord remembering the day he delivered the world from evil.
Description of the Kumbala Sree Gopalakrishna Temple:
Kumbala is located close to the border of the South Indian States. It is located at Kasargod in Kerala and is flanked by 12 rivers. Here the Gopalakrishna Temple is an architectural wonder.
Dedicated to Lord Gopalakrishna, this temple arranges for an annual festival which lasts for 7 days. The temple is a centre for the performance of a nightly folk opera known as Yakshagana. The temple of Ananthapura is located just few kilometers from here. Numerous temples are situated near the Kumbala Sri Gopalakrishna Temple. They are Adoor Mahalingeshwara Temple, Anantheshwara Temple. Mallikarjuna Temple and Thalaklayi Subramaniya Temple.
Since Kasargod is a land of temples, a visit to this district of Kerala would ensure a tour to different temples. Kasargod is a beautiful place. It is a land of rivers. Drenched by 12 swiftly flowing rivers this part of Kerala is rich in Indian Temples, these are the worthy assets of India. Flanked by the Western Ghats on one side, Kasargod's rivers touch its temple stairs as they flow, so as to wash the feet of the deities present. The exquisite beauty of this place is indescribable and Kasargod is proud of the Kumbala Sri Gopalakrishna Temple. The festival at the Kumbala temple inaugurates with Dwajahoranam on the day of the Makara Sankramana.
Time for the celebration of the Kumbala Sree Gopalakrishna Temple:
The festival at Kumbala Sri Gopalakrishna lasts for five days amidst extensive pomp and gaiety. The festival at Kumbala Sri Gopalakrishna Temple occurs in January.
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|Fairs and Festivals in Kerala|
|Aanayoottu Thrisur||Aaranmula Boat Race|
|Adoor Gajamela||Annual Festival at Anantheswara Temple|
|Adoor Mahalingeswara Temple Festival||Anantheswara Vinayaka Temple Festival|
|Arattupuzha Pooram||Arthunkal Perunnal|
|Attukal Pongala||Champakkulam Boat Race|
|Chettikulangara Bharani||Chinakkathoor Pooram|
|Edathua Perunnal||Feast at Parumala|
|Guruvayur Festival||International Paragliding Festival|
|Jagannatha Festival||Kadammanitta Padayani|
|Kalpathi Ratholsavam||Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam|
|Kanjiramattom Kodikuthu Ernakulam||Kizhur Sri Sastha Temple Chandragiri|
|Kodungalloor Bharani||Kondungalloor Bharani Thrissur|
|Koratty Muthys Feast||Kumbala Sree Gopalakrishna Temple|
|Kuttikkol Thampuratty Theyyam||Machattu Mamangam|
|Madiyan Kooloom Temple at Madiyan||Malabar Mahotsavam|
|Malanada Ketukazhcha||Malayattoor Perunnal|
|Malik Dinar Mosque Uroos||Mallam Durga Parameswari Temple Festival|
|Mallikarjuna Temple Kasargod||Manarcad Perunnal|
|Mujamkavu Parthasarathi Annual Festival||Neelemperoor Padyani|
|Nehru Trophy Boat Race||Nenmara Vallangi Vela|
|Nisha Gandhi Dance Festival||Oachirakkali|
|Onam Festival||Palakkunnu Sree Bhagavathy Temple Festival|
|Parippally Gajamela||Pariyanampetta Pooram|
|Parumala Perunnal||Pattambi Nercha|
|Payippad Boat Race||Perumithitta Tharavad Kottamkuzhy|
|Sabarimala Festival||Sarvajanika Ganeshotsavam Kasargod Town|
|Swathi Festival||Thaipoova Mahotsam Koorkancherry|
|Thalaklayi Subrahmanya Temple Festival||The Great Elephant March|
|Theyyam at Kanathoor||Thirunakara Festival|
|Thrissur Pooram||Trikkannad Siva Temple|
|Uthralikavu Pooram||Valliyoorkavu Festival|
|Vettukadu Perunal Festival||Vishu Festival|