AMBALAPUZHA SREE KRISHNA MANDIR (KER)

The mandir is directly associated to the Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Mandir. During the raids of Tipu Sultan in 1789, the murti of Sri Krishna from the Guruvayoor Mandir was brought to the Ambalappuzha Mandir for safe keeping.
Krishna once appeared as a Rishi here and challenged the ruling King to a game of Chess on the condition that the winner gets to choose any prize he wants. As prize, the Rishi wanted a grain of rice, with the condition that each square would double the grain of rice.
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The king agreed to his terms. Soon the king lost n as he started putting the grains, he realized the huge amount of grains he would have to give. Krishna took pity on him n revealed his true form. He asked the king to provide paal payasam to him each day till the debt was repaid.
Even today, Palpayasa Nedyam/ Payasam (a sweet pudding prepared of rice and milk), is served here. It is believed that Sri Guruvayoorappan reaches here daily at the time of Palpayasa Nedyam to have it.
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