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Vellor Vamana Temple Information - Festival – Sree Vamana Swamy Temple

Sree Vamana Swamy temple, also known as Kivellor Vamana Temple, is located at Vellor village near Piravom Road Railways Station in Ernakulam district, Kerala. Vellor Vamana temple annual festival begins on Chothi nakshatra day in Makaram month and ends with Arattu on Thiruvonam nakshatra day.

The shrine is located atop a hill. The sanctum sanctorum is in the shape of the back of an elephant – Gaja Prishta Kovil. This type of sreekovil is also known as Mukhal vattom. It is believed that the sreekovil was built by Perumthachan.

The main deity Vamana faces east. Sastha, although an Upa Devata, has equal importance with Vamana murti.

The other Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Shiva, Ganapathy, Durga and Mahavishnu.

Kodimaram or flag post is present in front of both Vamana and Sastha temple.

Elephants are not allowed inside the temple.

Earlier Koothu and Koodiyattam was held from Thiruvonam nakshatra in Karkidakam month to Thiruvonam nakshatra in Chingam month.

The temple is now maintained by Uranma Devasom and by a committee of villagers.




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