Ramapuram Sree Rama Temple
Sreerama Temple Devasthanam, is said to be more than 1000 years old place of worship. The village got its very name Ramapuram after this Temple came into existence, together with the other brothers of Lord Sree Rama, namely Lord Lakshmana, Lord Bharatha, and Lord Sathrughna, that too, within a radius of 6 kms in the same Grama Panchayath. Lord Vishnus incarnations in the Threthayuga are supposed to be most important among the Avathars of the Lord. The Darshan of the four Lords, Sreerama, Lakshmana, Bharatha and Sathrughna, on the same day is called Nalambalam Darshanam. It is the only place of worship or Temple Complex in India, where you can reach the four deities, which exist in a single village at a distance of total 15 kms. These temples situate in Ramapuram Grama Panchayat, in Kottayam District, Kerala State, and its importance is highlighted in the Temple survey of 1997 of the Govt. of India. Inside the Sree Rama temple, adjoining to the Sreerama Sreekovil, there are depicts of Siva Parvathi, and Saraswathi Devi. Separate temples are there, for Bhagavathi (Bhadrakali), Maha Ganapathi and Sree Hanuman. Now, the total renovation of the temple are already started, with the help of devotees all over India and abroad. Reconstruction of old Dwajam. Dwaja Prathishta has already been completed, and other works are going on. Lakhs of Vaishnava devotees all over India used to attend this temple during NALAMBALA DARSHANAM in Malayalam Calender Month Karkidakam.
Location : Sree Rama Swami Temple Ramapuram PO Kottayam District Kerala Pin Code : 686591
Gods : Rama
Landmark : Sreerama Temple at Ramapuram is located on the main road to Koothattukulam, around 12 km from Pala in Kottayam. By Rail There is no railway station near to Ramapuram in less than 10 km. How ever Kottayam Rail Way Station is major railway station 30 KM near to Ramapuram
The eight day annual festival is hosted in the Malayalam month of Meenam (March/April) on the chothi star. It is concluded by the aarattu ceremony on the Thiruvonam star, performed in the Amanakara Bharata temple pond.Utsavabali is also an important event during the festival.
Pal Payasam and Koottu Payasam (for Sree Raman), Ottayappam (for Ganapathi), Kadum payasam (for Bhadrakali), Vadamala, Vettilamala and Aval nedya (for Hanuman) are the offerings at Sree Rama temple, Ramapuram