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Thampalakkad Mahadeva Temple – Festival

Thampalakkad Mahadeva temple is located at Thekkumbhaagam – Thambalakad in Kottayam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva. The annual Shivratri festival in February or March (Malayalam Kumbha Masam) is of great importance here.

A Shivling is worshipped in the sreekovil in the Thampalakadu temple. The shrine has a chuttambalam, namaskara mandapam, shrines of upa devatas, kodimaram (flag post) and pond.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple include Bhagavathy, Ganapati, Sastha and Muruga.

The annual festival is note for ezhunellippu, melam, temple folk art forms and various rituals and pujas held in Shiva temples.