--> Skip to main content

Aymanam Narasimha Swamy Temple - Information - Gods Worshipped - Festival

Aymanam Narasimha Swamy Temple is located in Kottayam district, Kerala, and is around 6 km northwest of Kottayam railway station. The 8-day annual festival is observed in such a manner that it ends with Arattu on the Thiruvonam Nakshatra in Chingam month.

The Narasimha Murti worshipped in the temple is a peaceful form and is popularly known as Aymanamathu Valiyachan.

Special pujas are offered to the Yakshi worshipped in the Mandapam.

The upa devatas in the temple are Garuda, Sastha, Ganapathy and Shiva.

The Garuda murti stands praying in front of the Narasimha Swamy murti and therefore devotees cannot see the main murti from the Mandapam.

The temple has a unique offering known as Narathala – a naivedyam prepared using coconut and rice. This is offered for early cure for breathing related diseases in children.