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Puthur Shiva Temple Near Payyanur In Kerala

Puthur Shiva Temple is located around 18 km northeast of Payyanur in Kannur district, Kerala.

Shiva worshipped in the temple is swayambhu. The temple was a Mahakshetra in ancient times.

The temple is located atop a mount. The deity faces east. One has to climb nearly 50 steps to reach the quiet and peaceful temple.

In ancient times there was 12 idangazhi naivedyam now 1 idangazhi naivedyam is offered.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy and Sastha.

Shivratri is the most important festival in the temple.