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Keezhur Temple In Kasaragod - History - Information - Keezhur Chandragiri Shri Sastha Temple - Festival

Keezhur Chandragiri Shri Sastha temple is located at Kizhur – Kalnad around 6 km from Kasaragod town in Kerala. The annual 7-day festival in the temple begins on the Karutha Vavu or the Amavasya day in Thulam month.

The Sastha worshipped in the temple is in standing posture. The deity faces east.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Kuthirakali, Subrahmanian and Ganapathy.

The belief is that the temple was first dedicated to Kuthira Kali Amma. Sastha who was the upasana murti of Chandrangada king arrived. There was a fight between Kuthira Kali Amma and Sastha. As settlement, both the deities are to go together and participate in the festival at Thrikkaniavu Temple. The temple in ancient times belonged to Chirakkal kings.

The temple performs Navagraha puja to overcome Shani related problems in horoscope.

The temple is located 1.5 km off Meleparambil on Kasaragod – Chandragiri – Kanhangad road.