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Kaipakanchery Shiva Temple – Festival

Kaipakanchery Shiva temple is located at Thirumittacode – II in Palakkad district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Mahadeva or Shiva. The main festivals in the temple are Shivratri in Kumbha Masam (February – March) and Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam (December – January).

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

The main upa devatas here are Bhagavathy, Ganapati, Vishnu and Sastha

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

The shrine also observes Ramayana Masam and Mandala kalam.

The temple has a big well-maintained pond.

The shrine is located amidst paddy fields.