Sri Sundareshwara Temple is located in the Kannur district of Kerala, India. It is in Talap, in Kannur municipality of Kerala. This temple is one of the largest temples in Kannur.
Legend and Stories
Sri Sundareshwara temple of Kannur was made by the Theeyyars of Kannur and consecrated by Sri Narayana Guru. The designs of this temple were made by Sri Chaithanyaall Swami. Sri Narayana guru named the Shiva as Sri Sundareshwara by saying that all the people are beautiful. This temple was built on March 16, 1916. This temple follows the Brahmin way of worship though the priest is Ezhava, which is distinct from the inherited way of worship of Theeyyars. Sri Sundareshwara Temple is managed by Sri Bhakti Samvardhini Yogam.
The main celebration of this temple occurs during the Malayalam month of Meenam.
The airports at Mangalore and Kozhikode are at about 125 kilometres away from Kannur.
Kannur is well connected to other major cities by regular trains.
Kannur city is easily accessible from any part of India by road.
Sundareshwaram Temple Thalap, Kerala
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.