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Pangavu Shiva Temple Information – Shivratri Festival

Pangavu Shiva Temple is located on the banks of Bharathapuzha River at Pangavu near Cheruthuruthy in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Shiva – Mahadeva. The annual Shivratri festival is observed here with great importance.

The upa devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Sastha, Goddess Bhadrakali and Nagas (Serpents).

This is a typical Kerala style temple with a nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and chatura sreekovil. Separate shrines are there for upa devatas.

The temple observes Shivratri with homams, dhara and abhishekam. Maha Mrityunjaya homam and Rudra dhara and Malar naivedyam are offered here.

The shrine also observes Ramayana Masam, Mandalakalam, Navratri, Thrikarthika and Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam.

Special pujas and extensive rituals dedicated to serpents or nagas are held on Ayilyam nakshatra in Thulam Masam (October – November).