About Seetha Lava Kusha Temple
Dedicated to Goddess Sita and his sons, this temple is one of the most spiritual places to visit in Wayanad. It is believed that Sita stayed here during her exile and her sons Lava and Kusha grew up here.
This temple is revered by devotees as one of the most important locations in the Hindu epic Ramayana. Seetha Lava Kusha Temple has the largest pond in all the temples of Kerala and famous for the temple festival that is celebrated annually in the month of January.
The famous temple was built by Shri Pazhassiraja who also managed the temple. Another outstanding feature of this temple is the presence of a large number of termite mounds that are present here as it is believed that Goddess Sita cursed the leeches that bit Lava and Kusha.
Location: Pulpally, Kerala
Best Time to visit: October to March is the best time to visit Seetha Lava Kusha Temple.
Entry fee: Entrance is free
Timings: The temple is open from 6:00 AM to 11:30 am and from 4:30 PM to 8:30 pm.
Distance from Wayanad: The distance between the two places is approximately 40 kilometres.