Avanangattilkalari Vishnumaya Temple Thrissur

Avanangattilkalari Sree Vishnumaya Temple (alternatively Avanangatt Chathan Temple) is a Hindu temple at Peringottukara, Thrissur District, Kerala state, India. It is dedicated to the god Vishnumaya in Kerala. The god is known also by the names Chathan.

Temple structure

East Entrance

The temple is situated in the middle of a plot of land about ten acres, surrounded by paddy field. The "manimandapam" or "sreekovil" is facing east. East side of the small bhagavathi shire, two Sarpakavu. West side temple pond, which serve purpose of well (bath not allowed). East and west "padipura"(entrance). North side "ananadhana mandapam" serve devotes every day.

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During this ritual, oracle person called Vellichapad, (oracles of the god), addressed as the god and said to be possessed by him, sit in-front of the temple in a frenzied trance state called niyogam. Niyogam will perform every day. Special pooja only perform Full moon or new moon day only. All karma follows saktheya manner.


Vellattu maholsavam

The "vellattumaholsam" festival at the Avanangattilkalari Vishnumaya temple, is a month of festivities from the month of Kumbham, it is ten day festival. It normally falls between the months of February and March. The festival usually starts with a ritual called 'Ezhunallathu', which forms an important feature of this temple. The members of the "Thira manar" are allowed to participate in this ritual. It is to appease the god Vishnumaya and her demons who take delight in the offerings.


The kalampattu festival will perform four day before "karkidakam" and "vrichikam" malayalam months (February or march month).

Address: Avanangattil Kalari, Peringottukara, Kizhakkummuri, Kerala 680571

Phone: 0487 227 0100

Avanangattilkalari Vishnumaya Temple Entry Details

Avanangattilkalari Vishnumaya 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

By Road :Avanangattilkalari Vishnumaya Temple to Thrissur town approximately 38 min (19.7 km) via Vatanappally - Kanjany

Nearest Railway Station : The nearest railway station to Avanangattilkalari Vishnumaya Temple which is about 35 min (18.9 km) via Chavakkad - Kanjany Peringottukara Rd .

Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport (1 hr 21 min (55.9 km) via NH544)

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