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Lokanarkavu temple is situated 5km from vatakara, a small town in Kerala state of South India. In the vicinity of the temple, thera are three rock cut caves. The candid murals and carvings here are of great fascinations to the visitors.The main deity is Goddess Durga, with two adjacent shrines dedicated to the gods Vishnu and Siva. The festival locally called Pooram, is celebrated during March/April. It is believed that the temple is 1500 years old.
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This temple of godess Durga stands 4kilometers from vatakara,near calicut a noted town in kerala,india.The temple is a complex of three temples of godess Durga,Shiva and VIshnu. The temple is frequently referred in the ballads of north kerala as the legendery hero Thacholi Othenan was a devotee of this godess.

The Durga temple was built by Aryans Vaishya Brahmins who migrated to this place some 1500 years back. They were Brahmins who took up trade as their main occupation.
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