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Pallimanna Siva Temple is a temple located at Kumbalangad. ASI has declared the mural paintings in the walls of this temple as protected monument of national importance. The main deity in this temple is Lord Shiva. The temple is situated in the banks of Aloor River, which is originating from Vazhani dam. Built in square shape the temple is considered as an example of classical Dravidian architecture. The conical roof of the temple is covered with copper sheets. Mural paintings seen on the wall is dated to seventeenth and eighteenth centuries which include Siva and Mohini, Kiratarjuneyam, Mahalakshmi, Saraswathi, Dakshinamurti, Sankara Narayana, Siva vanquishing the demon Jalandara, Sree Rama Pattabhisheka, Indra with many eyes, Gopalakrishna, Kaliyamardana, Krishna lifting Govardhanagiri, Muralidhara etc. One of the panels of the paintings carrying old Malayalam script mentions the name of the artist and his guru which gives an idea about the date of the paintings. A painted verse states the renovation of the temple in 1691 AD.

Location:

  • 19 km from Thrissur
  • The temple is located at Kumbalangad - Kanjirakode Road, Vadakkancherry.