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Lalam Mahadeva Temple At Pala - Festival

Lalam Mahadeva Temple is located at the heart of Pala town. The shrine is one of the oldest Shiva temples in the area and is locally known as Dakshina Kashi. The temple has small gopurams on the east and south side. The 10-day annual festival in the temple is held is Dhanu month and ends with arattu in Meenachil River (meenachilaru). Maha Shivratri is another important festival in the temple.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathi, Ayyappa, Yogeshwaran, Rakshas, Yakshi and Naga Devatas.

Punar Prathista was performed in the temple in 2001 CE. The temple has a two-tired rectangular shaped sanctum sanctorum.

The Lalam River flows near the temple and there is also a cremation ground in front of the shrine.