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Kazhuvilangu Mahadeva Temple – History

Kazhuvilangu Mahadeva temple is located in Mathilakam village in Kodungallur – Guruvayur road in Thrissur district, Kerala. This Shivling worshipped in the temple is swayambhu – of divine origin (not made by human beings). Shiva worshiped in the temple is Ugra murti (fierce form). The deity faces west.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Saraswati and Vettakkorumakan.

As per history, the temple was built by Thekkedath Nair family. This Thekkedathu nair family along with Vadakedathu Nair family had owned and maintained the famous Thrikkanna Mathilakam temple.

The most important festival in the temple is Mahashivratri.




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