Construction of Balimandapam







Balimandapam at Varkala

  Construction of Balimandapam  at Varkala Papanasam is one of the major Projects undertaken by VIVID Corporation. Balimandapam facilitates pilgrims who come to Varkala for doing Vavubali at Papanasam (doing Hindu rituals for their departed souls during vavubali day).  Balimandapam was constructed by Habitat Technology Group (Padmashri.Arch.G.Sankar) and under the strict supervision of Brahmashri.Kanipayyoor Krishnan Namboothirippadu (Doyan of Vasthu Vidhya and Kerala Temple Architecture).  Lakhs and lakhs pilgrims gather at Varkala during vavubali day due to the speciality of Varkala Papanasam history (Dakshin Kashi).  But this Balimandapam is to accomodate the daily pilgrims who come to Varkala for doing their rituals (Balitharpanam).  The Mandapam absorbs 50-60 pilgrims at a sitting for doing thier rituals.  The daily functioning of the Mandapam is entrusted with Travancore Devaswom Board authorities.

Activities & New Initiatives

Projects /Activities undertaken by VIVID Corporation:

  1. Construction of Varkala Papanasam Balimandapam
  2. Centre for Performing Arts (CPA)
  3. Preparation of Master Plan for Varkala
  4. DPR Preparation for Waste Management
  5. Protection of Varkala Cliff 
  6. Establishment of UNESCO Geo Park
  7. Establishment of Geo Park Museum
  8. Erection of National Geological Monument Board at Varkala Cliff area
  9. Skill Development Institute
  10. Geo-Spatial Information System
  11. Destination Development 

Areas of operation :

  1. Varkala Municipality
  2. Vettoor Grama Panchayat
  3. Chemmaruthy Grama Panchayat
  4. Navaikulam Grama Panchayat
  5. Madavoor Grama Panchayat
  6. Pallickal Grama Panchayat
  7. Elakamon Grama Panchayat
  8. Edava Grama Panchayat



Govt. of India Govt. of Kerala