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Rajakkad Mahadeva Temple – Festival

Rajakkad Mahadeva temple is located at Rajakkad in Idukki district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Shiva – Mahadeva. The annual Shivratri festival in Kumbha Masam is of great importance in the temple. It falls in last week of February or first fortnight of March.

A Shivling is worshipped in a two tier chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapati, Subramania, Devi, Sastha and Nagas.

This is a very big temple with a chuttambalam, Namaskara mandapam, upa devata shrines etc.

The annual Shivratri festival is famous various pujas and rituals including abhishekam, dhara, homams etc. Melam and temple folk arts are part of the festival.