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Peringanadu

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Country  India
District  Pathanamthitta
PIN  691551
Local time  Monday 12:40 PM
Area code  04734
State  Kerala
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code  04734
Population  20,785 (2010)
Peringanadu
Weather  33°C, Wind W at 6 km/h, 51% Humidity

Peringanadu trichennamangalam mahadevar kshethram thiruvulsavam


Peringanadu is a small village in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala state, India. It is known by the presence of Peringanadu Trichenda Mangalam Mahadeva Temple.

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Map of Peringanad, Kerala

Kalavedhi kaippattoor superb shinkarimelam peringanadu temple


Culture

Peringanad is a small village located near Adoor. the village boasts of secular feeling entrenched in its soul. It is expressed through various festivals and celebrations, prominent among them are ulsavam in the month of March–April, the Christian festivals of St. Gregorios and St. George. The very famous Shiva Temple, Peringanad Trichenda Mangalam Mahadeva Temple is located here. The Temple is famous for its 'Kettu Kazhcha' during the annual festival. Kettu Kazhcha is the procession of huge chariot(thaeru) and bull(Kaala) made of wood and cloth by groups belonging to different areas(kara).

Marthashmooni Orthodox Valiya Pally(Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church), established in 1850 AD, located at Peringand, is the first church in the name of Marthashmooni (Marth Shmooni /St. Shmuni), her Seven Children and their teacher Mar Eliazer (St. Eliazer) in India. Perunnal on Makaram 14,15 (Malayalam era). The sister church St. Gregorious Orthodox Church is also located at this place.

Famous Malayalam satirist E.V. Krishna Pillai lived in Peringanad. Adoor Bhasi, a famous comedian in Malayalam Cinema, is the son of E.V. Krishna Pillai. Malayalam writer Munshi Paramu Pillai also belongs to Peringanad.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Peringanadu had a population of 20785 with 9894 males and 10891 females.

References

Peringanadu Wikipedia


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