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Ulavaipu Mahadeva Temple Festival

Olavaipu – Ulavaipu Mahadeva Temple is located at Thaikkattussery village on Cherthala – Arookutty road. The 8-day annual festival in the shrine is observed in such a manner that it ends with arattu on Thiruvathira nakshatra in Dhanu month.

The shrine is dedicated to Shiva who is Swayambhu. The deity faces east.

The temple earlier belonged to Pazhoor Padunthol family. Now the shrine is maintained by a committee of the villagers.

A unique offering is made in Ulavaipu Mahadeva Temple to find cure to breathing related diseases. People donate coconut sapling and rope made of coconut fiber in the temple.