Kalady Sree Krishna temple is a very sacred shrine located at Kalady, a scenic village in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Kalady is the holy birth place of Jagadguru Adi Shankara Bhagavadpada, the great religious performer and philosopher lived in the ninth century. He is the most influential figure of Hinduism in India. Kalady fascinates people with its serenity and rustic simplicity. Located on the scenic banks of River Periyar, this small village is a famous pilgrim center. There is a small temple complex and a Sringeri Mutt in Kalady set in green fields.
Kalady Sree Krishna temple is situated to the west side of the Sringeri Mutt. Lord Krishna is the family deity of the Jagadguru and the presiding deity of the temple. This Krishna temple has the typical Kerala architectural style. Brindavan of Aryamba is a must-visit spot in this temple complex where Aryamba, the mother of Sri Adi Shankara, was cremated. There is a lamp post made up of black stone near this holy spot which was in existence even from the time of Sri Adi Shankara. A Ganapathy shrine is also near this. Both the Cochin International Airport and the nearest railway station, Angamaly are only 7 kilometers away from Kalady temple. Get more details about this temple and plan your pilgrim holidays in Kerala through Tour My India.