Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple

The Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is a Hindu temple near Aranmula, a village in Kerala, South India.

The temple is on the left bank of the Pampa River. It is from here that the sacred jewels of city. It is one of the most important Krishna temples in Kerala, the others being at Guruvayur, Trichambaram, Tiruvarppu and Ambalappuzha.

The temple has four towers over its entrances on its outer wall. The eastern tower is accessed through a flight of 18 steps. Descending 57 steps through the northern tower, one can reach the Pampa River.

The temple at Aranmula is just a simple structure in the same style of Kerala architecture. There is nothing special about the temple as such, except the usual rituals as prescribed for the Vaishnava temples are followed.

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