Panniyoor Varahamurthy Temple
Panniyoor Varahamurthy Temple is a significant Hindu temple located in the Palakkad district of Kerala, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Varaha, the boar-headed deity. The temple's unique feature is its deity, which is a rare depiction of Lord Vishnu in the Varaha avatar, with a human face instead of a boar's.
The temple has a rich history and is believed to have been constructed in the 12th century by the Chera King Kulashekhara Varman. The temple's architecture and intricate carvings on the walls depict the ancient Dravidian style of temple architecture.
Panniyoor Varahamurthy Temple hosts several festivals throughout the year, including the annual Brahmotsavam festival. Devotees flock to the temple to witness the various rituals and offerings, seeking blessings and spiritual fulfilment.
The temple's serene atmosphere and unique deity make it a popular pilgrimage destination for Hindus across the country.
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