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Evoor Sreekrishna Swami Temple History - Festival

Evoor Sreekrishna Swami temple is located at Cheppadu village in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The annual 10-day festival in the temple begins on Makara Sankranamana or Makar Sankranti. 

Karikku abhishekam to Sri Bhootanathan on Ayilyam Nakshatra after Thiruvonam in Chingam month is of great importance.

The murti worshipped in the temple is of four-armed Sri Krishna. It is believed that Agni Deva of Vedas performed the pratishta of the murti. The deity faces east. The shrine has a gold-plated flag post or kodimaram.

The Upa Devata in the temple is Bhutanatha and there are many specialties for the deity. Bhootanathan is installed in the temple in such a way that he is exposed to sun, wind and rain.

There was big fire in the temple in Makaram month 1850 AD and the shrine was rebuilt by the Travancore king.

The temple performs Raktha Pushpanjali which is usually not performed in temples dedicated Bhagavan Vishnu.

The annual Vishu Kani Darshanam (April 14 or April 15) in Malayalam Medam 1 is of great significance in the shrine.