Kingdom of Cochin With Story About Pazhayannur Bhagavathy .
An interesting legend is that the Goddess is located in the Pazhayannur temple in the history of the Kingdom of Cochin. [The old name of the place ”Puranapuri ”] According to this legend, Pazhayannur Bhagwati came from Varanasi, Pazhayannur Bhagwati is believed to be the Goddess and Upasana of the Kochi dynasty
. Bhagwati resides here in the guise of Annapoorneshwari. The rooster is an offering here. Sacrifice chickens are raised in and around the temple. Protecting, not allowed to kill The Chickens. History has it that when the Maharaja of Kochi returned from Varanasi, Bhagwati followed him in the form of a chicken. So the people offer the chicken here and protect it.
There is another reason for this, Pazhayannur Bhagwati (The Mother of Pazhayannur) and Kodungallur Bhagwati (The Mother of Kodungallur) are sisters, They are at loggerheads with each other. The primary offering at the temple in Kodungallur Sacrifice the chicken, Instead, the offering is to protect the chicken in Pazhayannur. Today, many chickens roam freely inside the temple premises, where devotees feed them rice. It is believed that Bhagwati was responsible for all the later growth of the Cochin dynasty. Many Bhagwati temples were built along with all the temples and palaces of the Cochin dynasty and these temples were named as Pazhayannur Bhagwati Temple.
The temple is currently under the care of the Cochin Devaswom Department under the Government of Kerala. Renovation work of the temple is being done with the participation of the public Adjacent to the temple is an ancient temple and three ponds with beautiful stone steps When it comes to temple visits This was the residence of the Cochin dynasty. MORE ABOUT THE TEMPLE PLEASE VISIT https://youtu.be/sZ4OIXD9A20 There have been several attacks from the Zamorin, which have relocated the family residence and moved continuously from Pazhayannur to Thiruvilvamalai, Vellarapilly and Chazhur.. Cab in Kerala taxi service