Vettakkorumakan Temple at Nilambur in Kerala



Vettakkorumakan Temple at Nilambur in Kerala is dedicated to son of Shiva (Kirata murti) and Goddess Parvati. The shrine is located on the banks of Chaliyar River and is near the Nilambur Bus Stand.


The main deity worshipped in the shrine is Vettakkorumakan. He is also referred to as Lord Sashta or Shasthavu.

The subsidiary deities in the shrine are Ganapati, Goddess Bhagavati and Nagas.

Nilambur Vettakkorumakan Temple is a classic example of Kerala Style Architecture.

The shrine is famous for the six-day festival called the Nilambur Pattu Utsavam which is held in Dhanu Masam (December – January).

Nilambur Vettakkorumakan Temple Pooja and Darshan Time

Morning Darshan - 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Evening Pooja Time - 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM