Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is one of the most
important Krishna temples in Kerala. It was built by the Kerala style of
architecture and the temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha. It is one of
the of the "Divya Desams", and are famous as the 108 temples of
Vishnu revered by the 12 famed poet saints. Devotees used to call the deity as Aranmula Sree Parthasarathy at this
temple. The deity inside the temple is worshipped with the name- Aranmula
Sree Parthasarathy. Legends say5 that the temple was originally built
near Sabarimala back to 6th to the 9th century.