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Kamankulangara Sree Mahadeva Temple – History – Festival

The Moola Kshetram or Moolasthanam belonged to Kumaramangalam Illam in Kottayam. It is said that Sankaran Thampi who was the Karyasthan of the Thiruvithamcore (Travancore) built a bigger temple near the Moolasthanam and attempted move the Shivling from Moola Kshetram to the new temple. But it was impossible to move the Shivling in the old temple. The new temple thus had a new pratishta of Mrityunjaya moorti.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Sasthavu and Nagaraja.

The most important festival held in the temple is Mahashivratri.





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