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Uzhaloor Karthyayani Devi Temple - Pudukad - Facts - History

Uzhaloor Karthyayani Devi temple is located at Pudukad in Thrissur district, Kerala. The shrine is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala and is located atop a hill. Here is a look at the facts and history of the temple.

The darshanam of the deity is towards east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Sastha, Ganapathy, Brahmarakshas, Nagraja and Bhadrakali.

The present sreekovil is square in shape and is made out of Vettukallu. The original sreekovil is believed to have been renovated.

As per history, the temple was the desha kshetram of Peruvanam Gramam which was a Namboothiri gramam in ancient Kerala. The deity of the temple was also the para devata of Brahmin families who resided in Uzhaloor.

The temple was destroyed by Tipu Sultan and his army.