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Oachira Parabrahma Temple

Oachira Rd, Oachira, Kerala 690525, India

Hindu Temples
Temple Festivals

About Oachira Parabrahma Temple

An ancient temple and a Hindu pilgrimage site. The temple is home to Oachirakkali- a famous ritual performed here during June wherein traditional martial arts experts conduct mock-fighting in muddy water. The temple also hosts the festival of cattle, 28 days after Onam- the harvest festival of Kerala. The festival of cattle consists of gigantic idols of bull made of cloth & hay which are then pulled on giant wheels to the Oachira Temple from the sites where they are made.

Attractions near Oachira Parabrahma Temple

Krishnapuram Palace1.63km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

18th century palace standing as a prime example of traditional Kerala Architecture.

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple18.55km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

Nestled in a forest glade, the temple is a center of pilgrimage for the devotees of serpent gods. Couples seeking fertility come to worship here, and upon the birth of their child come to hold thanksgiving ceremonies.

St. George Forane Church, Edathua26km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

A massive church on the banks of river Pamba, built in medieval European Architecture.

Kuttanad26.81km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

Kuttanad is a region that is well known for its vast paddy fields. The region has the lowest altitude in India and is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried on around 1.2 to 3.0 meters (4 to 10 ft) below sea level. It is a major rice producer of Kerala state.

Tangasseri Lighthouse29.01km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

It is one of the two lighthouses in the Kollam Metropolitan area

Kollam Beach30.17km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

A beach in southern Kerala, surrounded by unique attractions.

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The Kollam district has a cross section of Kerala's natural attributes. It is endowed with a longer coatstline