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Kundoorchola Shiva Temple Vengara – Cave Temple

Kundoorchola Shiva temple is located at Vengara on Malappuram – Parappanangadi road in Malappuram district, Kerala. The temple is 1 km southwest of Vengara Kacheripady. The shrine is a cave temple. The sreekovil is carved out Chengal stone (chengal guha). The main murtis worshipped in the temple are Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

The darshan of sreekovil is towards west. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ayyappan and Ganapathy.

There is another cave on the south side of the temple.

Water flows from a hill near the shrine referred to as chola. The pujari before entering the sreekovil has to first take bath in the outer chola and then again take bath in a chola near to the temple.

The temple belonged to Vilakkiri Nair. Now the temple is governed by a committee formed by local people.




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