5 Kms From Vadakara, Kerala
1500 Years Old
The Mural Paintings and Carvings on the Temple Walls
The Lokanarkavu Bhagavathi Temple is a temple regularly alluded to in the Northern Ballads or the Vadakkanpattu of Kerala.
The main divinity is Goddess Durga, with two closest shrines dedicated to Vishnu and Siva.
The three rock cut caves in the temple premises are artfully engraved with gorgeous carvings and fascinating murals.
The candid murals and carvings here are a delight to art lovers. The main temple, according to legend, is more than 1500 years old.
The annual festival called 'Lokanarkavu Festival' is celebrated in March / April. Located on the right bank of Kuttiyadi River, Vadakara has a historical fort which is now in ruins.
This temple, associated with the heroes and heroines of the Vadakkanpattu merge an impressive simplicity and a legendary aura.