Mannanthala Anandavaleeswaram Temple
Mannanthala Anandavalleshwaram Devi Temple is a Hindu temple in the Mannanthala suburb of Thiruvananthapuram, India.In earlier days priests worshiped Bhadrakali. They sacrificed animals to please the Devi. At that time this was a common thing. One day Sree Narayana Guru came there. He raised his voice against this brutal and ancient act and stopped the animal sacrifice at the temple. Here Guru made a new Prathista after the famous Aruvippuram Prathista. Later Guru advised the chief priest of the temple to worship Devi as Sree Parvathy.Guru also wrote a poem,which hails the Devi, Known as Mannanthala Devi Stavam.From that day onwards Devi has been worshiped as Sree Parvathy.
Location : Mannanthala Anandavaleeswaram Temple Mannanthala, Trivandrum. Kerala.
Gods : Devi Parvathy
Landmark : The Nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport. Trivandrum Central is the major railway station serving the city. Mannanthala is connected to the city by buses run by govt.