Pampa River


The premises of the Mallur Siva Temple near Kuttippuram bridge, known as ‘Mini Pampa,’ have been increasingly attracting tourists. It is located on the banks of Bharathappuzha.

Which river is known as Pampa?

River Pamba, venerated as southern Ganga, originates at the Pulachimalai hill in the Peermedu plateau of the Western Ghats at an altitude of 1650 m and drains into the Vembanad Lake after nourishing many places.

Where is Pampa river located?

Pamba, the third longest river in Kerala is formed by several streams originating from Peerumedu plateau in Idukki district, enters Alappuzha district at Chengannur and flows through Pandanad, Veeyapuram, Thakazhy, and Champakulam through a distance about 177.08 Km and plunges into vembanad lake through several .

What is the old name of Pamba?

The Pamba River (also called Pampa River) is the longest river in the Indian state of Kerala after Periyar and Bharathappuzha, and the longest river in the erstwhile former princely state of Travancore.
Pamba River.
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location Pulachimala
elevation 1,650 m (5,410 ft)
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What is the gift of Pamba river?

It’s a sacred river. Pampa river is related with Sabarimala pilgrim. It is believed that bathing in pampa will clear all your sins. Gift of pampa is called Kuttanad.

Why is Pampas famous for?

Best known for being the home of the gauchos, Argentina’s famous baggy-trousered cowboys, the pampa stretches south and west from Buenos Aires. It’s a region of endless yawning plains, the fertile soils of which support succulent pasture for the country’s revered beef cattle, along with golden wheat and sunflowers.

What does Pampa mean in English?

pampa. noun. pam·‹pa ˈpam-pə plural pampas -pəz -pəs. : a wide generally grass-covered plain of South America.

Are vehicles allowed to Pamba?

No vehicles will be permitted to park at Pamba. The vehicles with more than 15 passengers will not be allowed to drive to Pamba. Such vehicles are directed to park at Nilakkal so that all the passengers can board KSRTC bus to Pamba from Nilakkal.

Why is Pampa Sarovar famous?

In Hindu scriptures Pampa Sarovar is regarded as the place where Pampa, a form of Shiva’s consort Parvati, performed penance to show her devotion to Shiva. It is also one of the Sarovar’s that finds a mention in the Hindu epic, Ramayana as the place where Shabari, a devotee of Rama waited for the arrival of Ram.

How many dams are in the Pamba River?

Number Name River
20. Pamba Dam Pamba River
21. Kakki Pamba River
22. Idukki Dam Periyar River
23. Ponmudi Dam Periyar River
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The name of this place has its roots in the Ramayana

She was doing a strict penance for several years only to see Lord Sriram. Finally Ram visited her and accepted her humble offerings. The hill got the name Sabarimala after this historical character.


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