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Poravoor Shiva Temple – Festival

Poravoor Shiva Temple is located near Karikkad and Perumpilavu in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Bhagavan Mahadeva – Shiva. The annual Shivratri festival in the first fortnight of March or the last week of February is of great importance in the temple.

The temple has a small Shivling in the chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. The shrine has a chuttambalam, balikkallu, pond, namaskara mandapam and shrines of Upa Devatas.  The sub deities in the temple include Bhagavathy and Ganapathy.

The temple is surrounded by large fields on all sides.

Annual Shivratri festival is noted for abhishekam, dhara, pushpanjali and homams.

Pradosham, Ramayana Masam, Vrischika Masam and Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam are of importance in the shrine.