Thuravoor thirumala Sree Lakshmi Narasimha temple is one of the famous temples in southern kerala is renowned for its history and glorious past. The temple situated at a distance of 25 kms from the city of Kochi byroad and 45 kms away from the international airport of Kochi is famous throughout the kerala state aswell as Karnataka state. The Sri Lakshmi Narasimha the presiding diety in this centuries old temple.
The temple is a venue for the famous pallivetta which is held in the Malayalam month of Medam (April-May) which is attended by hundreds of devotees from Gowda Saraswat Brahmins (GSB) community members even from far away places. The annual festival with rituals and poojas of eight days becomes resplendent on the seventh day night
when the presiding diety with his consort arrives for a car festival in the evening. The high car decorated with deft artistry on wood with jasmine and many coloured flowers has a sturdy horse in the front with his front feet held high and with a saddle for the Lord to preside.
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