SEETHA LAVA KUSHA TEMPLE - TRAVEL INFO
Distance (From Kalpetta (wayanad)): 32 Kms
Commonly Visited From: Kalpetta (wayanad)
Trip Duration (From Kalpetta (wayanad), Including Travel): 2-3 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Bus
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 32 Kms from Kalpetta and 25 Kms from Sulthan Bathery, Seetha Lava Kusha Temple is located in Pulpally. This is the only known temple dedicated to Lava and Kusha, the sons of Lord Rama.
The primary deity of the Pulpalli temple is Sita Devi. It is believed that Sita was staying here during her exile at Valmiki Ashrama. The Sita Devi idol here is known as -Jadayatha Amma-. It is believed that Lava and Kusha grew up in this place. The original name of this place was Sisumala and later changed to Sasimala.
Many devotees consider Sasimala as a sacred place because of its connection with the story of Lava and Kusha. It was the favored shrine of the Pazhassi Raja.
Pulpally is connected by bus service from Kalpetta & Sulthan Bathery.