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Vamana Temples in Kerala

Very few temples are seen in Kerala where Vamanamoorthy is worshipped as the presiding deity. Vamana is the fifth incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the form of a dwarf Brahmin boy. In Kerala, Vamanamoorthy is closely associated with the legend of Onam festival. What is the legend behind Onam ? Mahabali was considered to be benevolent king and Kerala witnessed one of the golden era under his rule. Mahabali was the grandson of great Prahlad as per the Puranas. Gods were threatened by ... Read more