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Udinur Kshetrapalaka Temple - Gods Worshiped - History - Festival

Udinur Kshetrapalaka temple is located on the Thrikkaripur – Cheruvathoor road in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The main festival in the temple is observed for 9 days starting from Karthika nakshatra in Makaram month.

The festival in the shrine is referred to as Pattutsavam. During the festival the two main deities in the temple are transferred to two swords and are taken in procession.

Udinur Kshetrapalaka temple is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala. The main deities worshiped in the temple are Kshetrapalaka and Goddess Kalaratri. Both the deities face east.

The Upa Devatas in the temple are Padalakkara Bhagavathi and Vadakhbavathukal Bhagavathi.

Kalaratri is worshipped in Manithunu. The deity is the Kuladevata of Allada Swaroopam belonging to Manoon Swaroopam which ruled the area during the period of Kolathiri. The Kshetrapalaka of the temple is believed to have reached the temple from Kodungallur.