Thirupalkadal Sreekrishnaswamy Temple
Thirupalkadal SreeKrishna Temple (Thiruparkadal Sreekrishnaswamy Temple) is one of the oldest Hindu temples dedicated to the god Krishna (an avatar of the god Vishnu), located in the village Keezhperoor, in Kerala, India. The central icon is a four-armed standing Krishna carrying the conch Panchajanya, the discus Sudarshana Chakra, the mace Kaumodaki and a lotus with a Holy basil garland. The principal deity, Krishna(Thirupalkadal Bhattarakar) was the family deity of Ay Family, who ruled over the place during the Sangam period. The kingdom and the family later came to be known as Venad Keezhperoor Swaroopam. In the early medieval Tamil literature canon of the Tamil Alvar saints (6th-9th centuries AD), the temple is one of the 108 principal Divya Desams (Holy Abodes) in Vaishnavism, and is glorified in the Divya Prabandha. The Divya Prabandha glorifies this shrine as being among the 14 Divya Desam in Malai Nadu (corresponding to present-day Kerala and Kanyakumari). It is believed that Kulashekhara Alwar, considered the seventh in the line of the twelve Azhwars, constructed this temple.
Location : Keezhperoor, Peroor P O, Kilimanoor, Ponganadu - Puthusserymukku Rd, Kerala 695601
Gods : Krishna
Landmark : Keezhperoor, Peroor P O,Kilimanoor, Ponganadu - Puthusserymukku Rd,