Kanjiramattom Sree Mahadeva Temple Idukki

Kanjiramattam Sree Mahadeva Temple, is a Hindu Temple situated on the river banks of Thodupuzha River at Kanjiramattam Kara (land), Thopdupuzha Taluk, Idukki District, India.

The Vadakkum koor dynasty decided to construct a Devi Temple on the shore of Thodupuzha River and a Mahadeva Temple at nearby their Palace at Karikode. The construction went in progress and at Karikode a Round Sreekovil was completed and also Nandikesan was placed with in the compound of the that Temple. But Devi, the Family Goddess of the Vadakkumkoor Dynasty housed herself in that temple at Karikode near the palace. At the circumstance sivalinga prathista (Umamaheswara) done in kanjiramattom temple near thodupuzha river.

Kanjiramattom Sree Mahadeva Temple Idukki

Daily Abhishekham is offered with tender coconuts, Paneer, oil, Milk, Honey and Sankhabhishekham is also performed on request by the devotee. Special Sree Rudra Dhara is also carried out on demand.

The Main diety in the "Kanjiramatom Sree Mahadeva Temple" is "Lord Shiva"(in the form of 'Shiva Lingam')faced onto the West. Ideally the diety here, is in the form Of "God Shiva And Goddess Parvathy", which are believed as the father god and mother goddess. The Picture of Lord Shiva, holding goddes parvathy with one of his four hands, keeping the woodden axe in another hand, and the sacred “ Thrishoolam & Udukku” in another hand, and blessing the whole world(Devoties) with the forth hand, is such a stunning and divine representation.

Maha Shivratri or Maha Sivaratri or Shivaratri or Sivarathri (Great Night of Shiva or Night of Shiva) is a Hindu festival celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha (waning moon) of the month of Maagha (as per Shalivahana or Gujarati Vikrama) or Phalguna (as per Vikrama) in the Hindu Calendar (that is, the night before and day of the new moon). The festival is principally celebrated by offerings of Bael (Bilva) leaves to the Lord Shiva, all day fasting and an all night long vigil. Per scriptural and discipleship traditions, the penances are performed in order to gain boons in the practice of Yoga and meditation, in order to reach life's summum bonum steadily and swiftly.

Address: WQ6W+Q44, Thodupuzha-Udumbanoor Rd, Pannoor, Kerala 685581

Entry Details


For Men: Dhoti or Mundu without shirts or banyan For Women’s: Saree and Pavada are allowed. (Salvar sets and modern dresses are not allowed).

How To Reach

By Bus : Kanjiramattom Sree Mahadeva Temple to Thodupuzha KSRTC bus stand is 4 min (1.6 km) via Kanjiramattom Temple Rd

Nearest Railway Station : Kuruppanthara railway station to Kanjiramattom Sree Mahadeva Temple is 1 hr 3 min (39.8 km) via MC Rd and Alappuzha - Madurai Rd

Nearest Airport : The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport to approximately 1 hr 42 min (53.5 km) via MC Rd and Thodupuzha - Muvattupuzha Rd away from Kanjiramattom Sree Mahadeva Temple

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