Ananthapura Lake Temple

Ananthapura Lake Temple is a famopus Hindu Temple located in a Lake in Kasaragod District of Kerala State in India. It is believed that this temple used to be the orignal place of the Ananthapadmanabha Swami of Padmanabhaswamy temple located in State capital Thiruvananthapuram . It is the only lake temple in Kerala State .

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Legends Believe that the Ananthapura Lake Temple is guarded by crocodile named as Babiya , when one dies another crocodile takes its place. The Temple lake or tank in which the Sanctum is situated is a large structure measuring 302 feet square. You will find a cave at the corner of the lake which has a opening and priests of the temple believes that Lord Anantha Padmanabha went from here to the temple of Thiruvananthapuram. Both the temple have same god but the main difference is in their position.

Ananthapura Lake Temple

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