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Vellayani Devi Temple

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Vellayani Devi Temple is a popular devotional centre in Trivandrum, situated about nine kilometers away from Trivandrum Railway Station. Vellayani Devi Temple is said to be build in the 14th century AD.  The main attraction of this temple is its picturesque view, since it is situated on the banks of Vellayani Lake. Goddess Kali is the major deity worshipped here. Other sub deities of Vellyani Devi Temple include Lord Ganapathy, Lord Siva and the Nagaraja. There is a separate shrine for Madan Thampuran in the Temple. Vellayani Devi Temple is famous for celebrating the lengthy festival lasting for 50 days, which is a record in South India. The name of this festival is Kaliyoottu Mahothsavam, means the festival of feeding the Goddess Kali. People from different places visit this temple for workshipping their favourite Goddess during Kaliyoottu Mahothsavam.

Main Deity:                              Vishnu
Sub Deities:                              Lord Ganapathy, Lord Siva, Nagaraja
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Location :                                  Vellayani
Built in :                                    14th Century

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