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Mothiravayal Mahadeva Temple – Festival

Mothiravayal Mahadeva temple is located at Mothiravayal near Ranni in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva – Mahadevar. An important festival in the temple is the annual Mahashivratri in Kumbha Masam (February – March).

A Shivling is worshipped in a square sanctum sanctorum – chathura sreekovil. There are separate shrines of Upa Devatas. This is a very small temple located amidst trees.

The annual festival in the temple is famous for dhara, homam and other pujas and rituals observed in Shiva temples in South Kerala.

The temple also observes Ramayana Masam and Mandala Kalam.