Tali Temple is holy and religious shrine for hindu people in Kozhikode. This temlpe is considered as one of the oldest temples of Kerala. It is one of famous religious center of Kozhikode in Kerala
Location : Tali Temple is located near Manachira at the center of the Calicut city.
About Tali Temple
Tali Temple is one of the antiquated temple arround this area. Tali Temple is a infrequent example of Kerala style of architecture and is built of laterite and wood. Swamy Thirumulpad was built this temple in 14th century in reign of the Zamorins and hosted Revathi Pattathanam. During that time, it was the venue of an annual competition of pedagogic skills called Revathi Pattathanam. Legends say that Parasurama, one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu, worshipped Shiva at this temple.
In the history of Kozhikode (Calicut) and Malabar this temple occupies a exceptional position. Presiding of Tali Temple is Lord Shiva. Due to its virtuous significance thousands of devotees and pilgrims visit this place. In this temple 5 different religious ceremonies is performed in this temple daily which is attended by large numbers of local people. The divinity atmosphere of this temple provide spiritual relaxation to those who visit the temple.
Temple Design : The temple complex comprises of the sanctum-sanctorum, a colossal entrance gate, pillars for lighting, a platform for elephants and idols of sub deities. Where the Shivaling is situated, that part of this temple is in the shaped of quadrangle. Here a Shivaling is found that has a height of 2 ft. The temple is built with wood and stones in an architectural style that is unique to Kerala.
Hotel and Resort Near Tali Temple : Emarald Ayurvedic Health Resort- Perintalmanna, Westway Hotel Calicut, The Gateway Beach Resort, Copper Folia Hotel are some hotel that is located with in 5 Kms range.
Best time to Vist : You can visit this temple any time but the perfect time to visit this temple is during the Malayalam New Year. This is also known by the name Vishu. This festival is celebrated last for 7 days.