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Thazhekad Shiva Temple At Aloor Near Irinjalakuda

Thazhekad Shiva Temple is located at Aloor village near Irinjalakuda in Thrissur district, Kerala. The 8-day annual festival at Thazhekad Shiva temple begins on Maha Shivratri day in Kumbham month.

The Shivling worshipped in the temple is swayambhu – not made by man but of divine appearance. There is another belief that the Shivling is Rudraksha Shila.

The sanctum sanctorum is circular – vatta sreekovil. The deity faces east. There are no Upa Devatas in the temple.