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Kiraloor Shiva Temple – Kuthira Vela

Kiraloor Shiva temple is located at Kiraloor in Thrissur district, Kerala. The Shiva worshipped in the temple is as per Kiratamurti Sankalpam. It is believed that Kirathanellor later became Kiraloor.

The temple has a circular sanctum sanctorum (vatta sreekovil) and the darshanam is towards east. The Upa Devata in the temple is Ganapathi.

The temple belonged to Madambu Mana.

During the annual festival wooden horses are used. The festival is known as Kuthira Vela.