The Lokanarkavu Bhagavathi Temple is a temple frequently alluded to in
the Northern Ballads or the Vadakkanpattu of Kerala.
main deity is Goddess Durga, with two adjacent shrines dedicated to
Vishnu and Siva.
The three rock cut caves in the temple premises are artfully engraved
with beautiful 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. Situated 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 combines an arresting simplicity and a legendary aura.
5 Kms From Vadakara, Kerala.
Goddess Bhagvathy, The
Mural Paintings and Carvings on the Temple Walls.