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Kamapuram Sankaranarayana Temple At Karumadi - History - Festival - Gods Worshipped

Kamapuram Sankaranarayana temple is located at Karumadi in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The main murti worshipped in the temple is Shankaranarayana (combined form of Shiva and Vishnu). The main deity faces east.

The 8-day annual festival in the temple begins with kodiyettam on Chothi nakshatra in Makaram month (January – February).

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Shiva and Bhagavathi. There is also prathishta of Arukola of Vaikom Padmanabha Pillai. It is believed that this prathishta was done by Sarvadiyakariyakkar.

The main offering in the temple is Terali (sweet prepared using jaggery and rice flour on terali leaves).

The famous Karumadikuttan statue of Buddha is located nearby. It is believed that Karumadikuttan was an Upa Devata in the Sankaranarayana temple.

As per history, the temple belonged to Ambalapuzha king and he had given it way to four karas (villages).