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Kandathar Kavu Temple At Kottayi – Palakkad

Kandathar Kavu is a unique temple located at Kottayi Village on the Kuzhalmannam - Peringottukurissi Road in Palakkad district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess Bhagavathi. There is also a deity known as Kandathar worshipped in the temple.

The shrine is also known as Panorkavu Kandathar Kavu.

Kandathar is a mantravadi or black magician or wizard or sorcerer. He does not have any caste, creed, sect or religion.

The Kandathar worshipped in the temple is known as Raman Kandathar.

The murti of Kandathar is depicted as doing namaskaram to Goddess Bhagavathi in the main sanctum sanctorum.

The temple belongs to Olappamanna Mana.