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Pananchery Mudikkode Shiva Temple – Festival

Pananchery Mudikkode Shiva temple is located at Mudikkode near Pattikkad in Thrissur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva or Mahadevar. The temple is famous for its annual Shivratri festival held in Kumbha masam (February – March).

The shrine is one among the 108 Shiva temples in Kerala. The deity in the shrine was consecrated by Parshuram Avatar of Bhagwan Maha Vishnu.

A Shivling is worshipped in the main sanctum facing west. This is a traditional Kerala style temple with a Vatta Sreekovil, Nalambalam, Namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas. The temple maintains a huge pond and is surrounded by trees. 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 and Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam.