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Pavumba Temple Gods - About Festival – Sree Mahadevar Temple at Pavumba

Pavumba Temple, also known as Sree Mahadevar Temple, is located at Thazhava village northeast of Karunagappally in Kollam district, Kerala. The 10-day annual festival begins with kodiyettam on Atham nakshatra day in Makaram month.

The main deities worshipped in the temple are Shiva and Vishnu. Vishnu has round sreekovil and the deity faces east. There are two flag post in the temple. The Vishnu Vigraha or murti in the sanctum sanctorum is 4.5 feet high from the peedam or base-stand.

The Upa Devatas in the temple are Lakshminarayanan, Ganapathy, Nagaraja, Nagayakshi, Sastha and Rakteshwari.

Pavumba Temple was one among the 18 temples with a high income in erstwhile Travancore kingdom. The temple belonged to 18 Illams in the ancient times.