|Deity||Incarnation of Yaga-Nidra (Maya)|
The Goddess is present in her original three forms of power:
Morning - in the form of Saraswati (The power of knowledge)
Noon - in the form of Vana Durga (The power of forest)
Night - in the form of Bhadrakali (The power of fury and termination (of evil))
Iringole Kavu is a famous Hindu In forest temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, situated in Kunnathunad Taluk of Ernakulam district, 2.5 km from Perumbavoor. This is one of the 108 Durga Temples in Kerala believed to have been consecrated by Lord Parasurama, the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu.
Near iringole kavu there is a school called Government Vocational Higher Secondary School also called "Iringole School" by residents of Iringole. There's a "mana" ,which is nearer to the temple is a historical place..Now it is kept as a tourist spot.
See also Devaki
Kansa imprisoned Devaki and Vasudevar due to the fear that their eighth son Krishna who is to be born soon would be his terminator from the earth. In fear and fury Kansa decided to kill their all sons. Vasudevar planned to save his eighth son from the danger at any cost. The parents shifted baby Krishna to Vrindavan soon after he was born and placed another girl baby (an incarnation of the goddess Yoga-Nidra or Maya) in the cradle. Kansa decided to kill the girl baby too, despite realising she was not the eight son of Vasudevar. He lifted the baby furiously above his head, but miraculously the baby became a supernatural power and remained in the atmosphere as 'IRRINNOLE'. Later this area was named as IRINGOLE. It is believed that the gods and goddesses surrounded the power in the forms of trees and plants. And later it is developed into a beautiful thick forest. It is owned by Naganchery Mana.now run by Travancore Devaswom.
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'Iringole Mana' or 'Nagancherry Mana' of Perumbavoor was one old janmi family of Kerala. 102-year-old Vasudevan Namboothiri, the current 'karanavar' of the 'mana'.From owning over 15,000 hectares of land in places ranging from Aluva to Thiruvananthapuram five decades ago, the 'karanavar' was forced to sell the 'mana' for a measly Rs 1 lakh to Perumbavoor municipality in 1980. The bedridden 'desadhikari' now lives with his younger son Ganapathy in a rented house, once owned by him, at Valakkara near Perumbavoor with not an inch of land to lay claim to. The new secretariat building in Thiruvananthapuram and the EMS statue in front of it have come up on land once owned by the 'mana', once the head of 18 'desams' spread from Aluva to Thiruvananthapuram. During ancient time,the Brahmins who migrated to kerala acquired lots of land and wealth from local kings and landlords as a gift. The local people worked in this land through out the year and contributed to the wealth of Brahmins and other landlords leaving behind their life in poverty.The 'mana' had owned 15,000 hectares of land, including 11 temples in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. But land reforms enacted by the EMS government changed their fortunes forever. The people who worked in these lands as servants, if not slaves, became the owner of these lands. Some landlords who were lazy and feel shame to work in land as farmers sold their land to others. While the Land Reforms Act in 1963 allowed the owner to hold only 15 acres of land, the 'mana' was forced to donate the temples to various Hindu communities due to the financial burden. 'Iringole Kavu', adjacent to the 'mana', is now run by Travancore Devaswom.
Iringol Kavu Temple
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