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Sree kallely oorali appooppan kavu (original sanctum )


Arshabharata is the crown of Sanskriti There are thousands of temples in India that stand as examples. An important temple in that is sree kallely oorali appooppan kavu(temple) (original sanctum ) , located in Aruvappulam Village, Aruvappulam Panchayath, Kallely thottam Ward, Konni Taluk, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala.

sree kallely ooraali appooppan kavu , which has preserved the Adi Dravida (or Adi Dravidar) Naga (Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism)Gothra (Rhythm of Tribe) rituals and rituals that revive the centuries-old tribal culture, and has attracted the world’s attention with its nature-based pujas and offerings.

Kallely is an area under Karipanthodu forest in Naduvathumoozhi range which is a part of Konni forest division. Kallely temple is located at Perinthen Moozhi in Kallely.

kallely kavu( temple) is a refuge for people of different caste and religion due to tradition, and belief.

The ancient belief is that Kallely oorali appooppan is the founder of 999 mountains. Kallely kavu has a custom and ritual that keeps that belief alive today.

While in other temples in India the pujas start from dawn and end at Pradosha, in Kallely kavu(temple ), pujas, offerings, customs and rituals are maintained 24 hours a day.

Betel leaf is one of the purest and most medicinal leaves on earth. That is why betel leaves are used to give Dakshina in any sacred ceremony. Because of this, betel leaf is given the main place for any ceremony in Kallely kavu(temple ).

This is the reason why Kallely’s grandfather Tambula is dear. The historical truth of Kallely oorali appooppan is filled with word of mouth all over the world.
Truth seekers testify that Kallely oorali appooppan is the link that binds the human race and nature.

The construction of the temple is done by taking care of the nature and maintaining the old style. This will be evident if you see the main peedas and Upa Swarupa Nata.

world human testifies that Kallely Kavu is the only canonical belief system in which the Kaula Shastra Vidhis(kowla puja ), a tribal practice that used to believe and rely only on natural truths, are practiced without error and without interruption.

sree kallely oorali appooppan kavu (temple) (original sanctum )

sree kallely oorali appooppan kavu (temple) is the root place of 999 mountains located in Konni Kallely, Pathanamthitta. Kallely oorali appooppan kavu (original sanctum ) is the only religious center in Central travancore where thousands of devotees of different castes rely on their faith and tradition.

Following the rituals of Adi-Dravidian-Naga-Gothra culture, Achankovil is a sacred sanctuary located on the banks of Achankovil river, the tirthapunyanadi river of Achancovil .

A very rare and divine feature is the beautiful sight of the holy river flowing from the east, touching the kavu (temple ) and bowing down.

sree kallely oorali appooppan and Kavu(temple ) have an unbreakable connection with the mountain deities Achankovil, Kodamala Thevar, Kalchira Udayon, Valayathh oorali (mountain god’s) and Karupaswamy, being a Pandi(thamil culture ) Malayalam warrior. One should offer Thambulam (tightening) to Kallely oorali appooppan , the root lord of 999 mountains (Thamboolam available at Kavu(temple ).

sree kallely oorali appooppan kavu (temple ), which is also the shrine of Bharatabhu’s natural talents, strengthens the relationship between nature and man again. Kallely oorali appooppan kavu (temple ) is one of the most unique kavu in which the essence of the Indian Rishi tradition is a harmonious combination of energy, strength, purity and radiance. Kallely soil is a holy land where historical truths lie in the height of devotion and grace.

sree kallely oorali appooppan kavu (temple ) is an ancient temple located at Kallelithottam in Konni, Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. The deity here has long been worshipped as the supreme power of nature and the lord of around nine hundred ninety-nine Mala Daivangal (Mountain Gods).

The temple is also noted for its festival which falls during the Monsoon season of Kerala. The major ritual performed in this temple is the pathaamudayam and Karkkidaka Vavu ceremony, a Hindu ritual observed in memory of the departed souls of ancestors. During the day, special offerings in the form of tender coconuts and betel leaves are offered to the presiding deity of this temple. Anayoottu (feeding of elephants), Vanarayoottu (feeding of monkeys) and Meenoottu (feeding of fish) are other rituals performed here.

various Rituals and rituals are steeped in tribal tradition.(Kallely Oorali Appooppan Kavu(temple ): A mystic world in Nature’s lap

Taking the truths of nature as a witness, oorali people call out the evils of the country, the time and the family.kallely Oorali Appooppan is the lord of mountain gods, the protector of 999 mountains

kavu(nature), Kalari, oorali and earth together provide good things to the world. Two thousand Kalis, three thousand Ashtamangalams, Eastern Palazhi Sea, Western Tiruvar Sea, Meloka, Patala, Vadakkanadi ,South Rivers, witnessing one thousand and one Kathirs and summoning Pitrikans, Asanas, family guardians and ancestors to remove the evils of the devotees.

The centuries-old belief remains that any heart’s desire will shine brightly like a ray of sun when it comes to the eternal Kavya of tamboola offerings(The major ritual is to offer ‘adukku’, comprising toddy, betel leaf and tender coconut), karikku(cocunut ) pateni (padayani from the Malayalam term for military formations – a ritual art.using tender coconuts – from three to 999 – is performed daily)and Pongala offerings(a sweet rice and jaggery-based offering).

The prayers accompanying the pujas here are loud and rhythmic, to wake up, feed and praise the mountains. Besides Oorali Appooppan, the presiding deity, Oorali Ammoomma, considered to be Appooppan’s mother, could be seen. Opposite to these two main deities is Vadackancherry Valiyachan, believed to be the one who have seen Appooppan.

The morning salutation is performed by awakening the nature by performing nature conservation pujas such as Bhumi Puja, Tree Protection Puja, Water Protection Puja, sea Puja and Bird animals Puja. The daily morning pujas will begin with monekeys feeding pujas and fish feeding pujas.

Hill charcoal is a special offering in Pateni Kavu(temple). Devotees offer Vratam notes for three days. Tambula offering, first crop offering, animals and birds offering, hen offering, floor lamp offering, daily Pongala offering, daily Annadanan offering, turmeric para, coin para , rice(padi) and Anpoli are done daily as offerings.

On the 10th day of the ten-day festival starting from Medam 1(April month), the famous Kallely Aditya Pongala and Kallely lamp will be held for the pathamudayam, cocunut Pateni and 41 steps pujas for the big mountain, and Malakodi(mountain flag) puja . Devotees flock from all over for water offering and fire Puja. Kumbha songs is an art form unique to Kalleli kavu (temple )(The roasted and powdered ‘prasadam’, or sacred food, prepared from rice with bran, bamboo rice and other grains has medicinal properties. The ancient ‘Kumbha paattu’ is another peculiarity of this temple, and is part of the rituals. The Kallely Appooppan Kavu is the only sacred grove where ‘Kumbha pattu’ is performed.), and arts such as Talayattam play(arount the head), Bharata play, Mudiyattam play, stik play , Song and Kaly are held on festival days.

Kallely kowla Ganesha, Hari Narayanan, Kuttichatan, North Slum Grandfather, Pandi oorali, moorthi, First bullock names Maniyan , forest mother and lakshmi, Durga, Naga Rajan (snake ), Naga Yakshi(snake ), Kochu Kunju Aru Kala,The au naturel Yakshi mother, Bharata Poonkuravan Bharata Poonkurathi (Idukki arch dam ) The kuravan rock Kurathi mountains where the dam is built are the only kavu (temple ) (Aasan, gurus, pitruks, parna shala and outer kalam) with special feeding and puja’s.

If you travel 8 km from Konni on the Konni Achan Kovil road, you will arrive in front of Kavu(temple . 24
It is unique that Kallely oorali appooppan kavu (temple) is the only temple with round the clock darshan.

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