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Home>>South India>>Kerala>>Spiritual>>Oachira Temple

Oachira Temple

Oachira Temple

Oachira Temple, Oachira Temple tours, Visit Oachira Temple of Kerala, Temple tour of Oachira Temple, Religious placeLocation : 34 Kms North Of Kollam Town, Kerala
Unique Feature : No Idol
Dedicated To : 'Parabrahman'
Main Event : Panthranduvilakku, the Twelve-Day Festival Of Lights


Oachira is sole place of worship with neither a structure to house an idol nor an idol around which temples are usually built.

The presiding deity at this sanctum-sanctorum is the abstract principle of the 'Parabrahmam' or the 'Divine Omnipresence' or 'Universal Conciousness'.

The main events at the temple, 'Oachirakkali' festival falls in mid-June, while the 'Panthranduvilakku' or the twelve-day fair of lights gets underway in November/ December.

'Ochirakkali' is a mock fight enacted among groups of men dressed as warriors in the 'padanilam' (fighting arena).

They perform a martial dance standing in knee-deep water, brandishing swords and shields, and splash water every direction.

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