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Thiruvallur Shiva Temple At Andoorkonam

Thiruvallur Temple is located Andoorkonam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Shiva. The Shivling worshipped in the temple is swayambhu – divine origin. The belief is that the Shivling is sprouting from a water body.

The Shiva worshipped here is believed to be white in color – Sada Shiva form of Shiva. As per local belief, the area of Velutha (white Shiva) was known as Velloor and later it got shortened to Vallur.

The darshanam of the main deity is towards east. The temple is noted for its big Balikalu and Nandi. The drishti or look of Nandi is towards northwest corner.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Nagam and Madan.

The three-day annual festival is held on Chathayam, Pooruruttathi and Uthrattathi nakshatra in Chingam month.

The temple belongs to Munchira Madom. Currently the temple is managed by madom and a committee of local people.