Tuesday, February 09, 2010

vavar mosque

vavar mosque at erumely, pathanamthitta district, kerala
According to the legend, Vavar, a muslim saint who was a pirate who came to conquer and loot Pandalam, in Kerala.  Vavar was defeated by Lord Ayyappa and Vavar became a diciple of Ayyappa.  Today, the mosque is visited by the devotees of Ayyappa before the pigrimage to sabarimala.

1 comment:

L.Holm said...

beautiful building! And fascinating history.
thanks for your kind comments on my blog.
best regards, Liz