. The Rajarajeshvara temple was built in_____________
Ans. The Rajarajeshwara temple was built in 1010 A.D.
It's located in Taliparamba in Kannur district of Kerala, South India. The Temple was made up by Parashurama Rajaraja Chola in the 10th century. It's descried as one of the existing 108 ancient Shiva Temples of ancient Kerala. It had the high Shikhara amongst the temples of its time. The Shiva linga then's thousand times old and it was believed that Shiva gave three sacred lingas to Parvati/ Sati of worshiping.
The temple had two big seven- storey Gopurams which were destroyed by Tipu sultan in the late eighteenth century. There are massive boundary walls and the two-tiered pyramidal roof which captures attention on reaching the temple demesne. Traditional art forms like Koodiyattam and Chakyar Koothu are held then regularly. Hindu Philosophy described Lord Vishnu as it symbolizes the aspect of maintenance of the nature and Lord Shiva its dissolution. Both these aspects are presented in the Jyotirlinga in sanctum and hence the lord is known as Rajarajeshvara, the supreme lord.