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Ayroor Anchumoorthy Temple Near Varkala

Ayroor Anchumoorthy temple is located at Ayroor, around five kilometers northeast of Varkala town in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The temple lies on the banks of Ayroor Lake. The main deities worshipped in the temple are Vishnu and Shiva. The murtis are known as Meledom Vishnu and Keezhedom Shiva.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Shiva, Subrahmania, Ganapathi and Sastha.

The main festival in the temple is held on Atham nakshatram in Meenam month (March – April).

The temple belonged to two Namboothiri Illams. The temple was taken over by Travancore during the reign of Sri Moolam Thiurnal.

Some of the nearby temples include Ilangalloor Bhagavathi, Velliyachakavu Bhagavathi, Cherukunnam Sastha and Chenamkodu Sastha.




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