PILGRIMAGE IN KASARAGOD, KERALA
Sree Mahalingeswara Temple:
This Temple is located in Adoor, about 45 kms. from Kasaragod. This ancient Siva Temple contains a Sanskrit inscription in Kannada script which has been described to the Western Chalukya King Kirthivarman II. This temple is located in the wooded surroundings on the southern banks of the Payaswini river.
A famous Bhadrakali temple at Kanhangad in Hosdurg is distinguished for its Bhutha dance (pootham) performed in connection with the annual festivals in May - June and December - January. Malik Deenar Mosque: The Malik Deenar mosque is built in the typical Kerala style of architecture and believed to have been founded by Malik Ibin Dinar. The historic Malik Deenar Juma Masjid is one of the best kept and attractive mosque of Thalankara at Kasaragod.
Ananthapuram Lake Temple:
This Lake Temple is situated about 30 km from Bekal. This 9th century temple is the only lake temple in Kerala and is the moolasthanam (original abode) of Ananthapadmanabha, the deity of Sri Padmanabha Swami Temple, Trivandrum.
Manjeswaram one of the famous pilgrimage centre. A large number of temples and fifteen mosques are located in this town.
The Srimad Anantheswara Vinayaka Temple, with its rich architecture and copper plate roofing, rises majestically against the beautiful landscape of the Madhuvahini River. This Temple is situated about 8 km north of the town of Kasaragod.