About Temple

Sree Subrahmanya Swamy temple at Haripad is one among the oldest temples of Kerala. The temple is one of the oldest and most important temple devoted to Lord Subrahmanya. Popularly known as Dakshina Palani ( Palani of south), the temple continues to attract millions of devotees every year. It is believed that the temple was established even before the advent of ‘Kaliyuga'. This holy shrine is built in the ancient Kerala style architecture. The Subrahmanya idol with four arms is the biggest of its kind designed after the sculptural pattern of the Buddhist era. The holy gold covered flagstaff is biggest in its kind. The lord of eighteen zones (Karas), people worship lord Subrahmanya (Harigeetha Pureshan) of Haripad irrespective of cast,creed and religion.. This temple enshrines an imposing idol of Subrahmanya said to have been worshipped by Parasurama. The temple has unique rituals and ceremonies that attracts daily a number of devotees come to this holy shrine.