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Veliyathunad Tantra Vidya Peedham Narasimha Swamy Temple – Festival

Veliyathunad Tantra Vidya Peedham Narasimha Swamy temple is located at Veliyathunadu in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Narasimha Avatar of Bhagwan Vishnu. The annual festival in the temple is held in Meda Masam (April – May) and the festival begins with kodiyettam and concludes with the arattu ceremony.

This is a traditional Kerala style temple with a nalambalam, namaskara mandapam, vatta sreekovil and shrines of upa devatas. The temple has a two tier sanctum sanctorum.

The annual festival is famous for various Vaishnava pujas and rituals including homam, abhishekam etc. Temple art forms, melam, ezhunnallathu and procession are part of the annual festival.

Narasimha Jayanti and Thiruvonam are important days in the temple.