Temples in Palakkad
Sree Manappullikkavu Bhagavathy Temple
The Sree Manappullikkavu Bhagavathy Temple is located in the city of Palakkad, Kerala, India. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhadra Kali. There is an ancient story about the temple that tells how a wicked Asura named Neelan tormented the people with his evil deeds and made their lives miserable. The people, appealed to Parasuraman for help and he asked Lord Paramasiva for a solution. Paramasiva took the form of his feminine aspect, Bhadra Kali, and sent her to Akamalavaram to slay Neelan. After defeating Neelan, Kali transformed into Manappulli Bhagavathy and blessed her devotees with abundance.
One of the most visited destinations in Kerala i.e.., Palakkad. Known for its forts, Waterfalls, dams, Ropeway station and ancient temples. The city is known for its famous temples including Thirupuraikkal Temple, Sree Manappullikkavu and many others. Devotees mostly visit Palakkad temples during festivals like Nenmara Vallangi Vela and the months of November to February are the best time to visit.