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Oachira Parabrahma Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting

Oachira Rd, Oachira, Kerala 690525, India

Hindu Temples
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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 Palace
Krishnapuram Palace1.63km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

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

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
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, Edathua
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 Lighthouse
Tangasseri Lighthouse29.01km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

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

Kollam Beach
Kollam Beach30.17km from Oachira Parabrahma Temple

A beach in southern Kerala, surrounded by unique attractions.

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Oachira Parabrahma temple is situated on the high way side of NH 66 at Oachira which is equidistant from Kayamkulam and Karunagapally.Easily accessible by any mode of transport ,nearest railway station being Oachira /Kayamkulam.Nearest airport is Trivandrum .Ancient temple located in a vast area of land and main diety being Parabrahmam or Omkaram( Universal consciousness).Main festival is during November December months and lot of devotees from all over Kerala come to see the god for his blessings.During the festival devotees stay at the temple itself for 12 days in special shelters made by temple authorities ,which are to be booked upfront Other festivals include 28 th Onam wherein bull effigies are made by different kara and prizes are given for the biggest one .Lot of disabled people who are disowned by family stay here in the temple in designated places offered by the temple free of cost. Annadhanam or free food for all is one of the main thing and it's offered as donation for blessings by devotees .Bulls are also special here and can see them decorated beautifully .Two ponds are there with lotus flowers .Lot of old trees make the temple calm and cool place with full of positive energy. Ambience is so nice that we don't feel like going .Altogether a nice experience