Thattarambalam Saraswathi Temple
Thattarambalam Saraswathi Temple is situated at Thattarambalam junction near Mavelikkara (2 Km west of Mavelikkara) in Alappuzha district. This temple is managed by Travancore Devaswom Board. Thattarambalam temple is more than 1000 years old and the Unnuneeli Sandesam of 14th century mentions about this temple. History says that the King of “Odandu” built this temple in his capitol place and is made especially for the Goldsmiths he brought from Tamil Nadu. Later on, administration of this temple is handed over to Travancore Dewaswam Department as the kingdom Odanadu is merged to Travencore.
The main festival of the temple is “Navarathry”. Thiruvonam of Chingam, Vishu, Makarasamkramam, Vinayaka Chathurthy, Sivarathri and Mandalakalam are the other important festivals of the temple. This is the only Saraswathi Temple in Kerala having Navagraha Prathishta. Shiva, Ganapathy and Sastha are the upadevathas. The famous Kandiyoor Mahadeva Temple and Chettikulangara Devi Temple are near to this temple.
To reach Thattarambalam
Ambalappuzha/Harippad-Nangyarkulangara- Thattarambalam- Mavelikkara
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