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Thirumullavaram Temple Festival – Thirumullavaram Mahavishnu Temple

 Thirumullavaram Mahavishnu Temple is located on the seashore at Thirumullavaram, around 5 km from Kollam Railway Station. Thirumullavaram temple festival 2021 date is from March 29 to April 6. The annual festival in the temple begins on Atham nakshatra in Meenam month with kodiyettam and ends with arattu on Thiruvonam nakshatra.

Vishnu and Shiva have equal importance in the temple. Vishnu faces east and Shiva faces west. The sreekovil of Vishnu is circular – vatta sreekovil.

There is Parvati Devi, Dharma Sastha, Murugan, Bhuvaneshwar and Rakshas in the temple of Shiva.

This is one among the 108 Vishnu temples in Kerala. It is believed that the sea had engulfed the original temple and the current temple was constructed later.

It is believed that the Vishnu murti in the shrine was the Thevara murti of Kulasekhara Perumal who ruled the area with Kollam as his capital.

Thilahomam for pitrukal is performed in the temple.

Although, the temple is located near the seashore, the water in temple well and temple pond is not salty but normal water.

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