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Mallikarjuna Temple

Lies in the heart of town near taluk office, Mallikarjuna Temple is one among the most important and oldest temples in Kasargod, devoted to Lord Shiva known by the name Mallikarjuna. Legend says that the idol of Lord Shiva in the temples was adorned by Arjuna. The annual five day long temple festival falls in the Malayalam month Meenam (March/ April) attracts huge crowds. During the festival days several cultural programmes are performed in the temple courtyard . The main highlight is the yakshagana which is performed on the concluding evening and the show goes on till daybreak. Payasam ( a sweet dish cooked with rice and jaggery) is the main offering here.


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