Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple, Pathanamthitta

The Kodikkunnu Bhagavathy Temple or Kodikkunnu Ambalam is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Durga located in the village of Pallippuram, near Pattambi, in Palakkad district of Kerala, India.

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Kaviyoor Mahadevar Temple is one of the important Siva temples in Kerala, located in Kaviyoor, Tiruvalla Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, India. It is commonly called Thrikkaviyoor Mahadeva Temple. The main deity is Lord Mahadeva (Shiva) with Parvathi.The temple is well known for the Hanuman temple situated inside the temple complex. Kaviyoor Temple is one of the important Special Grade .

The Main deity is known as Thrikkaviyoorappan. The Shivalinga is believed to be made of sand and darbha grass. According to the dhyanasloka (concept) Lord Shiva of Kaviyoor Temple is in a pleasant form and is sitting in lotus position (padmasana) embracing Goddess Parvati with his left hand, and also surrounded by his sons Ganapathi and Subrahmanya. The idols of Shiva as Dakshinamurthi and Ganapathi are installed together in the southern side of the main sanctum. Lord Ayyappan is installed at the south-west, facing east In the west Goddess Parvati is worshiped as Sreemoolarajeswari.

According to the revised pathiv (business) of Kaviyoor temple,there were 16 attaviseshams (annual festivals). But as of now the main annual festivals are Panthrantukalabham in Chingam Kanni (July), Ayilyam (September), Thiruvuthsavam (annual festival- December–January), Hanumath Jayanthy (December–January), Uthrittathi Attathirunal (January), Sivarathri( February–March), Kalabhaabhishekam (April) and Sahsrakalasam (May–June).

Panthrantu Kalabham was started in 1951 for Lord Hanuman as wished by Sri Chithira Thirunal Balaramavarma, in memory of the renovation and upgrading of the Hanuman Temple. The festival starts on the first day of Malayalam month Chingam and ends on the twelfth day. The Ayilyam in maylayalam month kanni is for the serpent gods.

The main festival of Lord Mahadeva is in the Malayalam month of Dhanu( December- January) attracts thousands of devotees from all over the central Travancore region and is of ten-day duration. The idol of the lord is taken atop caparisoned elephant to various places which are related to the temple from the second day to the sixth day of the festival. From the seventh day onward the rituals are held only inside the temple premises. On the tenth day, the Idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi are taken in a grant procession to the Manimala river for Arat.

Address: 9JW7+6VP, Kaviyoor, Thiruvalla, Kerala 689582

Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple Entry Details

Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple Dress Code:
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 Kodikkunnu Bhagavathy Temple

By Air:
Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple nearest airport is Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport which is around 121 kilometers from this temple.

By Rail:
Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple nearest railway station is 41 min (26.6 km) via Thiruvalla-Kumbazha

By Road:
It takes around 45 min (27.9 km) via Thiruvalla-Kumbazha Hwy.

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