Anantnath Swami Temple is a famous Jain temple located in Kalpetta, Kerala. This serene destination is dotted with beautiful tea gardens and lush environs making it an upbeat tourist place along with a Jain pilgrimage site. The temple is dedicated to Lord Anantanatha who was the 14th Jain Tirthankara. Inside this Jain shrine is an imposing deity of Lord Anantnath which is the major attraction here. This Dravidian style temple is adorned by a series of large carved pillars. Also known as the Puliyarmala Jain Temple, this holy Jain shrine has sculpted panels in the shape of pyramid and a carved statue of Lord Mahavir at the front door. Anantnath Swami Temple also contains the largest brass idol and a Swastika painted on the wall.
Deity - Anantnath
Festivals - Mahavir Jayanti
Location - Puliyarmala, Kalpetta, Wayanad, Kerala
You will get direct local buses and taxis from Kalpetta in Wayanad to reach Anantnath Swami Temple which is at a distance of 6 km.
December to February is the best time to visit. However, April is the best time to visit to celebrate Mahavir Jayanti.