Triprayar Sree Rama Swami Temple, situated in Thrissur region of Kerala is one of the significant sanctuaries devoted to Lord Rama.
The deity Lord Rama in the Triprayar Temple is prominently known as Triprayarappan or Triprayar Thevar. The icon of Lord Rama was at first venerated by Lord Krishna at Dwaraka. After the swargarohana of Lord Krishna, the icon was immersed in the ocean. Later some fishermen got the icon from the ocean close to the Chettuva area of Kerala and the neighborhood ruler Vakkayil Kaimal developed a sanctuary at Triprayar and introduced the symbol. The picture of Rama (Triprayar Thevar) looks like the Chaturbhuja Vishnu structure with four arms, bearing a conch(Panchajanya), a plate (Sudarsana), a bow (Kodanda), and a laurel individually. It is accepted that the divinity revered here has a portion of the parts of Shiva as well. It was subsequent to killing the asura, Khara that Sri Rama got both the Shaiva and Vaishnava perspectives. Accordingly, Triprayar Thevar is additionally called Khara Samhara Moorthy. It is likewise accepted that the depiction of Rama with a laurel held in the picture’s hand is additionally reminiscent of parts of Brahma and thus the god is supposed to be a sign of the Trimoorthis. The picture is enhanced with neckbands and other fine adornments. Pictures of Sreedevi and Bhudevi are on one or the other side. There is a picture of Dakshinamoorthy, in the sanctum confronting the south. Dakshinamoorthy is regularly found in Shiva sanctuaries. There is likewise a light behind the picture which is continued to consume constantly. Due to these and furthermore due to the way that individuals got alleviation when pained by abhorrent spirits chathan-the divinity is accepted to have a Shiva perspective moreover.Continue reading