Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple or Sree Ananda Padmanabhaswamy Temple is one of the most famous Lord Vishnu Temples in Kerala,located in East Fort Thiruvananthapuram. Lord Vishnu is enshrined here in eternal sleep of yognidra lying on Sri Anantha, the hooded snake. According to traditions, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Kshetram is believed to have been worshipped by Chandra (Moon God) and Lord Indra (the head of the Devas). The idol of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is made up of 12008 salagramams that are from Nepal, from the banks of river Gandhaki. The followers believe that the Lord Mahavishnu has personally come in disguise and had saved Travancore Kingdom many times from the clutches of enemies.