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Village : Thevalakkara

Block : Chavara

District : Kollam

State : Kerala

Country : India

Continent : Asia

About village :

there are many families in Thevalakkara. The name of thevalakkara is derived from "DEVALOKAKARA" ASSANTAYYATH is one of the most famous muslim family in thevalakkara.
Written by : A.J.Bdadarudheen , Posting id :76172 , Date : 2011/06/11-01:28:48 CDT , Report

History :

the natives believe thatword\'thevalakara\' is derived from \'devalokakara\',ie,\'the land of gods.the old name is \'thevelikara like mavelikara, peruvelikara.books written by foriegners quoted \'tevelikara\'. thevalakkara is very famous in keralahistory connected with portughese attack in thevalakara temples in 1544. this has narrated in \'the rise of portughese power in india\' by R.S.WHITEWAY and \'asia portughesa by FARIA Y SOUSA. the renowned historians like prof.A.SREEDHARAMENON,ELAMKULAM KUNJANPILLAI, sardarK.M.PANICKER,K.P.PADMANABHAMENON,P.BHASKARANUNNYetc explainned \'thevalakkara temple attack can say that it was the first revolt against foreign rulers by the,it was in june1544. attingal revolt was in 1721, which hailed as the first revolt agaist foreigners. thevalakara had two old temples for siva and ancient period,siva temple was a buddhaviharam.after brahmin settlement in 9th century, it cinverted as siva temple. then,it destroyed in portughese attack by martim ahonsa desousa(1544). devi temple was an old\'kavu\' and it reconstructed by aadithya varmaraja under the supervision of keralan kumeran,the native naduvazhi and related to kizhakkekara 1472, keralan kumeran devoted \'valiya balikkallu\' to the temple as kanikka.the old vattezhuthu inscription shown there,proves this.thevalakara church history is connected to the same porthughese attack and chaliyath maraikkars xavier and alexis menezis visited there manytimes (rf.joseph mundadan,richard.e.leche,gouva).chaliyathu maraikkar came in thevalakkara in 1569 and propogated islam among hindus and christians, then he constructed \'chaliyathu jumamasjid\'.thevalaka church is famous for MAR ABO. he was a holyman and his tomb is consided as sacred .now, it has announced as\'pilgrim centre of malankara diase.
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Route guide :

route map and km from trivandrum
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Thevalakkara Pin Code :

Thevalakkara pincode is 690524 .
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