Paramekkavu


Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple


     Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple is one of the largest Bagavathi temples in Kerala. Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple is located in Thrissur in Kerala, South India and is considered to be over 1000 years old.Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple is one of the two rival groups participating in Thrissur Pooram, which is the biggest local festival in Kerala.

    Paramekkavu Temple Situated at round east - outskirts of the Vadakumnathan temple ground- Paramekkavu is the dominant partner of Thrissur pooram. The main deity is “devi” (vaishnavy- among sapthamathrukal). As per legend, devi came with  “Kuruppal” (head of an aristocratic Nair family) from “Thirumadhamkunnu (famous sapthamatha temple in malappuram district some 80 kms from Thrissur) on his umbrella. There is a “mekkavu” in this temple in “which is the “   Kodungallore bagavathy” as per another legend. Besides pooram “Vela”is another main function.