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Thrissilery Shiva Temple Festival – Vazhipadu - Unknown Facts

Thrissilery Shiva Temple is located around 8 km from Mananthavady in Wayanad District in Kerala. The main Vazhipadu in the temple is Rudrabhishekam Dhara and Swayamwar Pushpanjali. Thrissilery Shiva temple festival 2021 date is April 10 to April 12. The annual festival is observed is observed from Pururuttathi Nakshatra to Revathi Nakshatra in Meenam month. The annual three day festival concludes with Kalasham on the Revathi Nakshatram day.

Another important festival observed in the temple is the Chuttuvilakku on Dhanu 17 annually. This is held on January 1, 2021.

Another important festival in the temple is the annual Shivratri.

Thrissilery Shiva Temple Festival – Vazhipadu

Thrissilery Shiva Temple Facts

The Shivling worshipped in the temple is swayambhu.

There is a Ganpati Murti (vigraham) in front of the sanctum sanctorum.

Goddess Parvati is represented here in the form of a peedam.

Another important deity worshipped in the temple is Jala Durga. Her separate shrine is found in the temple compound outside the nalambalam. There is water present always in the sanctum sanctorum of Jala Durga. The water level always remains constant throughout all seasons. It is believed that the water in the sanctum sanctorum cures all kinds of diseases.

Thrissilery Shiva Temple - Jala Durga

The belief is that the water in the temple pond and the water in the sanctum sanctorum of Jala Durga arrive here from Papanashini.

The Sasta Pratishta (murti or Vigraham) is unique as He is the form of jada-dhari indicating He is performing sannyasa.

The belief is that those coming to perform Pitru Tarpanam in Thirunelli should first perform worship here and then do the tarpanam.

As per elders, lamp should be offered first to Shiva at Thrissilery, then perform Bali Tharpanam at Papanashini in Thirunelli and then have darshan of Vishnu in Thirunelli.

Those who are unable to visit Thrissilery Shiva temple can now pay for the Vazhipadu at Thirunelli Temple.







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