Thattayil Orippurathu Bhagavathi Temple
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Orippurathu Bhagavathy Temple (Malayalam: ഒരിപ്പുറത്തു ഭഗവതി ക്ഷേത്രം) is an ancient Hindu temple in Thattayil, Pathanamthitta District of Kerala. The main deity of the temple is Goddess Kali. And there are sub deities including Lord Ganesha, Lord Krishna, Naga Rajav, Naga Yakshi, Rekshassu, Yogeeshwaran, Yakshi Amma and Madan Swamy. It is administrating by Orippurathu Bhagavathi Dewaswom under a 9 members committee from 7 temple divisions (wards) known as Kara. It is believed that Orippurathamma is the sister of Ezhamkulathamma (famous temple is located near to Adoor). Orippurathu Bhagavathi Temple has another associate temple named "Cherilayam Temple. It is considered as the origin place of Orippurathamma. Cherilayam Temple is located at Pongalady kara of Thattayil premises. There are no deities there. But there is presence of Lord Kali and Lord Ayyappa. Cherilayam Temple is also under the administration of OBD.
|Orippurathu Bhagavathy Temple|
ഒരിപ്പുറത്തു ഭഗവതി ക്ഷേത്രം
|Architectural type||Traditional Kerala style|
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