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Cheloor Shiva Temple – Festival

Cheloor Shiva temple is located at Cheloor (Chungam – Poolamangalam) near Kurumbathur in Malappuram district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva or Mahadeva. The temple is famous for its annual Shivratri festival held in Kumbha masam (February – March).

A Shivling is worshipped in the main sanctum. This is a traditional Kerala style temple with a chathura sreekovil, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas.

The main upa devatas here are Bhagavathy and Ganapati.

The annual festival is famous for various pujas, abhishekams and homams.

The shrine also observes Ramayana Masam, Vinayaka Chaturthi and Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam.