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Valiyakoikkal Temple

Valiakoikkal Temple is the family temple of the Pandalam Royal Family. The temple is located at Pandalam in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. It is situated within the Pandalam Palace premises. The main deity is Ayyappan. Procession of the Thiruvabharanam (Sacred Ornaments) towards Sabarimala shrine starts from the Valiyakoikkal temple every year before the Makaravilakku festival.[1] Millions of devotees visit this temple every year during the Makaravilakku festive season.

Valiyakoyikkal Sastha Temple
Valiyakoyikkal Temple
Valiyakoyikkal Temple
Valiyakoikkal Temple is located in Kerala
Valiyakoikkal Temple
Location in Kerala
Valiyakoikkal Temple is located in India
Valiyakoikkal Temple
Valiyakoikkal Temple (India)
Geography
Coordinates9°19′N 76°44′E / 9.32°N 76.73°E / 9.32; 76.73Coordinates: 9°19′N 76°44′E / 9.32°N 76.73°E / 9.32; 76.73
CountryIndia
StateKerala
DistrictPathanamthitta
LocationPandalam
Culture
SanctumAyyappan
Architecture
ArchitectureTraditional Kerala style
History
CreatorRaja Rajasekhara
Governing bodyTravancore Devaswom Board
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  1. ^ "‘Thiruvabharanam’ procession today - NATIONAL - The Hindu". hindu.com. Retrieved 2016-03-26.