Sree Jagannath Temple in Thalassery is a renowned temple on the coast of Malabar, Kerela. Consecrated by Sree Narayan Guru in 1908 to abolish the social evil of caste system, the rituals at Jagannath Temple are conducted by Non-Brahmins. The temple is located near Jagannath Temple Gate Railway Station, about one kilometer from Thalassery city. A small trail on the side of the railway track leads to the temple. Jagannath Temple was opened to Harijans in the 1920s, while many temples in the country still deny entry to Scheduled castes and tribes. The main deity here is Lord Shiva. Ezhava Shiva was the name given to the idol of Lord Siva by Sree Narayan Guru, emphasizing that the place was open to every caste.
The temple is reminiscent of Jagannath Temple, Puri. The idol was built by a renowned sculptor Thavarali and is made up of Panchaloha. Panchaloha is a Sanskrit word which literally translates to 'five metals' in English, the process involved mixing five different kinds of metals into one specialized alloy. A statue of Sree Narayan Guru built in Italy was also installed in the temple complex in 1927 to recognize his efforts for the backward classes. He had a glimpse of his own statue at Colombo where it arrived before coming to Thalassery. There are also a number of cows in the complex and visitors often feed them grass.
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