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Aila Sree Durga Parameshwari Temple In Mangalpady – History

Aila Sree Durga Parameshwari temple is located at Mangalpady in Kasaragod district in Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Mahishasuramardini form of Goddess Durga. The darshanam of Aila Sree Durga Parameshwari is towards east.

The Upa Devatas worshiped in the temple are Ganapathy, Sastha and Subrahmania.

Legend has that the Mahishasuramardini worshiped in the temple arrived here from Mysore and the prathisha was performed by a muni (a holy person).

In ancient times the temple belonged to Mayappady kings. The temple was associated with 18 villages from Thalappady to Kumbala.