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Thaliyil Neelakandeshwar Temple – Nileshwar

Thaliyil Neelakandeshwar temple is located at Nileshwar in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The temple is also known as Nileswaram Thali. The darshanam of the temple is towards east.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Sastha and Vishnu.

A special puja known as Netra Puja is held here. The pujaris of the shrine are from the Shivalli Brahmin community.

The 8-day annual festival in the temple ends with Arattu in Kumbha month.

As per local belief, initially the shrine was a Vishnu temple. The temple belongs to Nileswaram Kovilakam.

As per local legend, the Shivling worshiped in the temple was consecrated by Sage Neela.

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