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Palluruthy Sree Bhavaneeswara Temple - History - Festival

Palluruthy Sree Bhavaneeswara temple is located at Palluruthy in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The murti worshipped in the temple is that of Sri Parameshwara or Shiva. Sri Bhavaneeswara is another name of Shiva. The annual festival in the temple is held in Kumbha Masam (February - March) and is known as Pooyam Mahotsavam. 

The Shiva Linga Pratishta in the temple was performed by Sri Narayana Guru in Kolla Varsham 1090 Kumbham 24 (March 7, 1915 CE).

Shivling is worshipped in the temple.

Sri Narayana Guru also consecrated Bhagavathi, Muruga and Ganapathy here.

Mahashivratri is of great importance here. Special pujas are held on Mondays. Pradosham in a fortnight is of great significance.

Thaipooyam (Makaram month) and monthly Sashti fasting are observed here.

Vinayaka Chaturthi in Chingam month is another important festival. Navratri is also observed.