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Karoor Madom Shiva Temple – Festival

Karoor Madom Shiva temple is located at Karur near Kodungallur in Thrissur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Mahadeva – Shiva. The annual Shivratri festival in Kumbha Masam (February last week or the first fortnight of March) is an important occasion here.

This is very small temple maintained by Karoor Madom family. The chathura sreekovil has an ancient Shivling. There huge trees in the temple compound. The shrine has a namaskara mandapam.

The Upa Devatas here are Devi and Ganapathy.

The shrine is famous for Ayusha pooja and Maha Mrityunjaya Homam.

The Shivratri festival is noted for Tantric rituals, homams and abhishekam.

Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam is of importance here.

Pradosham Vratam on the 13th day of a fortnight is observed here.