Parasurama Temple is a 2000-year old, temple located at Thiruvallam near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. Nestled on the beautiful banks of Karamana River, this temple is dedicated to Lord Parasurama, the creator of the state as per the Mythology. Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple is famous as a holy spot for ancestor worship. A lot of Hindu devotees visit this temple in order to make offerings to the souls of the departed as a part of the bali ritual.
Parasurama Temple at Thiruvallam is nearly 7 kilometers away from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala. This temple remains closed during Lunar Eclipse and Solar Eclipse. A great feature of this temple is that it has separate shrines for Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Lord Brahma. Another uniqueness of this temple is that it is situated at the merging of 3 rivers (Triveni Sangama), namely, Karamana River, Killi River, and Parvathiputhanar River. This uniqueness makes it a holy site to carry out bali rituals. Parasurama Temple at Thiruvallam is almost 6 kilometers away from both
The Parasurama Temple at Thiruvallam is the only one in Kerala dedicated to Sree Parasurama, the mythological creator of the State. This 2000 year old temple lies on the banks of the River Karmana and is a holy site for ancestor worship. Part of the unique Balitharpanam tradition, it is here that people fast and offer prayers for the souls of the departed. Lying on the road to Kovalam Beach and 7 km from Thiruvananthapuram, people throng to the temple for its historical and cultural significance.
Thiruvananthapuram – 695027
Phone: +91 471 2380706
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram, about 6 km away
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 6 km away