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Udyavara Sri Daivagalu Temple – Kunjathur – Kasaragod District

Udyawara Sri Daivagalu Temple is located at Mada Kunjathur at Udyavara in Kasargod district, Kerala. The temple is also known as Mada temple. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagwan Vishnu. There are two murtis in the temple – Anna Daivam and Thimma Daivam. The two murtis are considered to be brothers – Anna is compassionate and peaceful while Thimma is fierce. The murtis face east.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Mundathaya Mantri Nagam and Bhagavathi.

Pujas are held in the temple only on Tuesdays and during Sankranti.

Offering flowers is an important ritual in the temple. For having children in the family people offer rooster and jasmine flowers to Mundathaya Nagam.

The main festival in the temple is held from May 8 to May 14. Important rituals are held on May 11 and May 12.

It is believed that it rains after the annual festival. The two murtis of the temple have separated chariots or rathas.

Muslims also make offerings in the temple. Hindus go to Udyawar Juma Masjid and invite Muslims to participate in the annual festival.




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