Introduction to the Trikkannad Siva Temple:
The Trikkannad Siva Temple is located on the shore of the Arabian Sea. It is situated at a radius of 1 kilometer from the renowned Bekal Bridge. This temple is also known as Dakshina Kashi. The location of this temple is unique and it provides the worshippers an opportunity to make their appeal to God. It is said that all the appeals are granted here by the Almighty. So, people horde here during the festive occasions. They dress up in their choicest attires and pay homage to the God at the Trikkannad Siva Temple.
History of the Trikkannad Siva Temple:
Once a Pandyan ruler tried to attack the Shiva temple and the presiding deity of this temple set fire to his ship and turned him into a rock. In this rock the famous Trikkannad Siva Temple is located. This temple is also known as Dakshina Kashi.
Description of the Trikkannad Siva Temple:
As the name suggests Lord Shiva is the principle deity of the Trikkanad Temple. He is known by various names like Nilkantha, Bhairava or Bholanath in other parts of the country. The festival of Trikkannad Siva Temple continues for one week and has a number of assisting programs.
These include Flag Hosting, Ashtami Vikallu and Pallivatta. The special feature of this temple is that it faces the west. Thousands of devotees come here in order to see the splendid festival. The rope used for the purpose of Dhwajarohanam is similar to the rope used at the other temple located a few kilometers from this temple.
Time for the celebration of the Trikkannad Siva Temple:
Every year during March-April celebration takes place in Trikkannad Siva Temple.
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