Karumadikuttan Buddha Temple near Alappuzha

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Karumadi Kuttan / Karumadikuttan , Alappuzha, India,688562

Nearest Airport : Cochin International Airport, about 101 km

Nearest Bus Station : 5 km east of Ambalappuzha in Alappuzha district

Nearest Railway Station : Ambalapuzha, about 4 km; Alappuzha, about 17 km

Nearest Sea/River Port :

Karumadikuttan Buddha Temple, Karumadikkuttan (boy from Karumady), Karumady near Alappuzha

  • 5 km east of Ambalappuzha in Alappuzha district
  • renowned Buddhist pilgrim
  • Buddha statue that dates back to the 11th century
  • Made of solid black granite
  •  3-ft tall statue in meditative and peaceful stance
  • Karumadikuttan also means little black boy  
  • enroute NH 47 between Kollam and Alappuzha
  • Buddhist shrine situated at the Karumadi village
  • Buddhism came to Kerala as early as the 3rd century BCE
  • The religion is said to have flourished under the rule of the Ay King, Varaguna
  • many ruined Buddha statues have been unearthed in the coastal districts of the Kerala, mainly in districts of Alappuzha (Allepey) and Kollam (Quilon)


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  • Monday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Thursday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Friday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Saturday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Sunday closed

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