Religion in Muvattupuzha

Three religions Hindus, Christians and Muslims can be seen living in harmony in Muvattupuzha. Hindus comprises of brahmins, nairs, ezhavas and scheduled castes. You can see agraharams of Kerala Iyers in Kavumpady road of Muvattupuzha town. As per reports, hindus form the majority religion in Muvattupuzha.

Syrian Christians also form a major part of the population in Muvattupuzha. They are classified into Syro­Malabar Catholics, Syro­Malankara Catholics, Jacobites and Malankara Orthodox Christians. Muvattupuzha is blessed with Muvattupuzha diocese of Jacobite Syrian Orthodox church and Kandanad east diocese of Malankara orthodox church.

Muslims is highly populated in the Muvattupuzha­Kothamangalam region. They are called Mappila muslims. Muslims here are classified into Sunni and Ahmediya.

Important Temples

  • Velloorkunnam Shiva Temple
  • Puzhakkarakavu Bhagavathy Temple
  • Sree Kumara Bhajana Devaswom Temple
  • Pallikavu Bhagavathy Temple
  • Sivankunnu Temple

Churches

  • Holy Magi Syro­Malabar Catholic Forane Church
  • St Joseph's Syro­Malankara Catholic Cathedral
  • Math Mariam Syro­Malabar Catholic Forane Church
  • Christ The King Roman Latin Church

Mosques

  • Central Mahallu Jammaat
  • Perumattom Dasukhi Masjid
  • Pettah Juma Masjid
  • Ahmediyya Mosque

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