Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple, Kollam

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Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada, popularly known as Peruviruthy Malanada or Malanada is the only Duryodhana Temple in South India. It is located at Edakkad Ward (Kara) of Poruvazhy village in Kunnathoor Taluk of Kollam district (Kerala State), India. This place is the northern border of Kollam district which Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts share the boundaries. The temple is located equidistant from Adoor (M C Road) to the Northeast and Sasthamcottah to the Southeast. It is also reachable from Kayamkulam and Karunagappally on the NH 47 and Kottarakkara (via Puthoor or Enathu) on the MC road (approximately 25 km from each centre).
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  • Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada temple is one of the oldest temple located in Kollam silent place as well chilled people come here for prayer and worship 
    Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada temple is one of the oldest temple located in Kollam silent place as well chilled people come here for prayer and worship  more »
  • This is one of the rare temples for Duryodhana, the Hindu antihero King, depicted in the epic Mahabharatha, written by Sage Vyasa. Duryodhana is believed to have visited this place, in search of... 
    This is one of the rare temples for Duryodhana, the Hindu antihero King, depicted in the epic Mahabharatha, written by Sage Vyasa. Duryodhana is believed to have visited this place, in search of...  more »
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  • Awesome, temple of Shiva God. I love this temple, i visited on a perk time of 9 am that was a Sunday. So the devotees were in huge numbers. Me and my mom were praying in this temple. Lots of Pooja are available on request based on the requirements of the devotees. This is the 4th time, i have visited this lovely Shiva Temple. Thanks Temple committee members and the temple priest were very good people with awesome character. Lovely experience. Thanks everyone for this amazing experience.
  • Malanada temple is one among the two duryodhana temple in whole India It's rituals and beliefs is different from that of other temples in Kerala Beautiful and peaceful place surrounded by paddy fields Temple is situated on a small hilltop

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