Lokanarkavu Bhagavathi Temple is situated at Memunda
, around 5 km from Vadakara
. The temple is dedicated to goddess Durga
. It also has two adjacent shrines dedicated to Vishnu
. There are three rock cut caves in the temple premises which are artfully engraved with beautiful carvings and fascinating murals. According to legend, the temple is more than 1500-years-old. The candid murals and carvings here are a delight to art lovers. Associated with the heroes and heroines of the Vadakkanpattu, it combines an arresting simplicity and a legendary aura.
Two annual festivals are celebrated at Lokanarkavu Bhagavathi Temple in the months of
(March-April). Mandalavilakku festival in Vrischikam is the most important one.