Valiyakoikkal Temple

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Valiyakoyikkal Sastha Temple
വലിയകോയിക്കൽ ധർമ്മശാസ്താ ക്ഷേത്രം
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Valiyakoyikkal Temple
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DistrictPathanamthitta
DeityAyyappan
Governing bodyTravancore Devaswom Board
Location
LocationPandalam
StateKerala
CountryIndia
Valiyakoikkal Temple is located in Kerala
Valiyakoikkal Temple
Location in Kerala
Valiyakoikkal Temple is located in India
Valiyakoikkal Temple
Valiyakoikkal Temple (India)
Geographic coordinates9°19′N 76°44′E / 9.32°N 76.73°E / 9.32; 76.73Coordinates: 9°19′N 76°44′E / 9.32°N 76.73°E / 9.32; 76.73
Architecture
TypeTraditional Kerala style
CreatorRaja Rajasekhara
Website
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Valiakoikkal Temple is the family temple of the Pandalam Royal Family. The temple is located at Pandalam in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. It is situated within the Pandalam Palace premises. The main deity is Ayyappan. Procession of the Thiruvabharanam (Sacred Ornaments) towards Sabarimala shrine starts from the Valiyakoikkal temple every year before the Makaravilakku festival.[1] Millions of devotees visit this temple every year during the Makaravilakku festive season.

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  1. ^ "‘Thiruvabharanam’ procession today - NATIONAL - The Hindu". hindu.com. Retrieved 26 March 2016.