Ananthapura Lake Temple
Ananthapura Lake Temple located at a distance of 30kms from Bekal in
the Kasargod district, is the only lake temple in Kerala.
beautigul lake temple is regarded as the 'Moolasthanam' (original seat)
of Anathapadmanabha, the diety of Padmanabhaswamy temple,
The presiding of the temple is Lord Vishnu seated on the serpent god,
Adishesha. The temple is open to all visitors irrespective of caste,
creed, and colour.
The temple is situated in the centre of the Ananthapura Lake, on a
remote rocky hill in a calm isolated region. The temple affords a bird's
eye view of the green landscape around. It is believed by the local
people that there is a lone crocodile living in the lake.
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The shrine is encircled by a 'Chuttambalam' (an enclosed verandah
running around the building), its walls are adorned by murals and there
is a cave within that opens out to a small pond where the water level
remains steady regardless of climatic changes.
Original Seat Of
Only Lake Temple In Kerala
30 km from Bekal, Kerala
Prime Attractions of Kasaragod
This internationally renowned
spiritual centre founded by Swami Ramdas in 1939, offers a quiet,
peaceful ambience best suited for meditation and spiritual studies. A 40
minutes drive away, is the unique Valiyaparamba Backwater stretch. The
most scenic Backwaters of Kerala, it is fed by four rivers and is dotted
with numerous islands. Valiyaparamba is perhaps the most scenic
Backwaters of Kerala. A cruise centre offering exciting boat rides will
soon be opened here.