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Paravur Ezhiyathu Sree Durga Temple – Naga Worship

Paravur Ezhiyathu Sree Durga temple is located at Paravur in Kollam district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The shrine is equally famous for its Sarpa Kavu – Nagar kavu (serpent worship). The annual Ayilyam festival is held in Kumbha Masam (February – March).

This is a very ancient temple with small sreekovils. All the sreekovils are square in shape. There are a couple of upa devatas worshipped in the temple.

The shrine holds special pujas and rituals on Ayilyam nakshatra in Malayalam months.