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Enikkara Vadakkedam Shiva Temple – Festival

Enikkara Vadakkedam Shiva temple is located at Enikkara near Karakulam on Thiruvananthapuram – Ponmudi road in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Shiva – Mahadevar. Shivratri in Kumbha masam is an important festival in the temple.

This is an ancient temple with a chathura sreekovil and is on the main road side. A Shivling is worshipped in the temple. The temple has shrines of upa devatas.

Shivratri festival is famous for ezhunnallathu, melam, and Kerala traditional temple performing arts. Colorful procession, pujas and rituals are part of the festival.

The temple observes various other auspicious events and festivals including Ramayana masam, Prathishta dinam, Thiruvathira and pradosham.