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Karukaputhur Narasimha Temple – History – Gods Worshiped - Festival

Karukaputhur Narasimha temple is located at Thirumittakode village in Palakkad district. The Narasimha Moorthi worshipped here is that of Narasimha who has vanquished Hiranyakashipu and is giving advice and boon to young Prahlada.

The Upa Devatas worshiped in the temple are Ganapathy, Shivan, Sasthavu, Bhagavathi, Rakshas and Ayyappan. There is the presence of Hanuman under a tree outside the main temple.

Karukaputhur Ekadasi festival is observed annually in Makaram month.

The annual Narasimha Jayanti in Medam Masam is of great importance in the temple.

The annual Pratishta festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Mithuna Masam (June - July).