Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple | Temple in Trivandrum | Raviz

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The Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple located in the heart of the city within the East Fort area. Its architectural design is an intricate fusion of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of temple building. Check out the blog for more: https://theraviz.com/blog/sree-padmanabhaswamy-temple/

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SREE PADMANABHASWAMY TEMPLE

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TEMPLES I N TRI VANDRUM  Tr i vandr um t he coas t al capi t al ci t y of Ker al a of f er s you gr eat hi s t or i cal ar t and ar chi t ect ur al beaut y.  The Sr ee Padmanabhas wamy t empl e l ocat ed i n t he hear t of t he ci t y wi t hi n t he Eas t For t ar ea i s one s uch exampl e.  I t i s t he r i ches t t empl e i n t he wor l d wi t h a weal t h of ar ound 1 t r i l l i on.

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TEMPLES I N TRI VANDRUM  I t s ar chi t ect ur al des i gn i s an i nt r i cat e f us i on of t he Ker al a and Dr avi di an s t yl es of t empl e bui l di ng.  The or i gi ns of t hi s t empl e ar e l i t er al l y unt r aceabl e as t her e ar e no hi s t or i cal document s avai l abl e t o dat e i t s ant i qui t y.   Ther e ar e s ome s chol ar s and hi s t or i ans t hat pl ace t he t i mi ng t o ar ound 5000 BC on t he fir s t day of Kal i Yuga.

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TEMPLES I N TRI VANDRUM  The cur r ent s t r uct ur e of t he t empl e has been added t o over t he cent ur i es wi t h t he t ower i ng Gopur am gat eway havi ng been added i n t he 16t h cent ur y.  The t empl e has ni ne gat eways wi t h t hr ee ent r ances have doubl e- s t or i ed ‘ Padi ppur as ’ bui l t i n t he t ypi cal Ker al a s t yl e.   The mai n Gopur am on t he eas t er n s i de can be s een f r om f ar and wi de and i s 7- s t or i ed hi gh and bui l t i n t he t ypi cal Dr avi di an s t yl e.

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TEMPLES I N TRI VANDRUM  The t empl e i s a magni ficent edi fice of ar chi t ect ur al beaut y t hat wor ked i nt o s t one and br onze and al s o i ncl udes anci ent mur al pai nt i ngs and wooden car vi ngs .  The pr es i di ng dei t y her e i s Lor d Vi s hnu r ecl i ni ng on ‘ Anant ha’ a hooded s er pent .  I t i s an 18- f eet l ong i dol cover ed i n 36kg of gol d pl at i ng.

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TEMPLES I N TRI VANDRUM  Some i nt er es t i ng pl aces t o s ee i ncl ude t he ‘ Bal i Peeda Mandapam’ and ‘ Mukha Mandapam’ hal l s wi t h beaut i f ul s cul pt ur es of var i ous dei t i es .  The ‘ Navagr aha Mandapam’ has a cei l i ng depi ct i ng t he heavenl y bodi es .  Ther e i s al s o a cor r i dor wi t h 365 exqui s i t el y car ved gr ani t e pi l l ar s ext endi ng f r om t he eas t er n ent r ance.

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READ THE COMPLETE BLOG DETAI LS HERE TO KNOW SOME I NTERESTI NG FACTS ABOUT SREE PADMANABHASWAMY TEMPLE h t t p s : / / t h e r a v i z . c o m / b l o g / s r e e - p a d m a n a b h a s w a m y - t e m p l e /

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