Pilgrimage Tour

Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple in Kollam, Kerala

Love visiting unconventional places? Then you must plan a Kerala tour and visit the Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple. The temple is dedicated to Duryodhana, and there aren’t many you can find in the country. Situated above a hill, the shrine is surrounded by green hills. The surreal setting offers respite from the monotonous life and exudes calm. There are Murali Mandiram Temple, Annapoorneswary Devi Temple and Gurukkalsseril Temple located in the same region. Apart from holy shrines, you could visit Venkulam Lake, Chakkuvally Lake andPallikkal river.

The ideal time to visit Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple is from October - March-end.

The temple has no deity, and still, devotees offer prayers and worship Duryodhana here. Legends state that it is here Duryodhana worshipped Lord Shiva for the welfare of his kingdom, and hence the land is still under his control.

Festivals/Events Celebrated at Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple in Kerala

Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple is renowned for the celebration of Malanada Kettukazhcha or Malakkuda Mahotsavam. It is an eight-day festival that starts with ceremonial flag hoisting. It is a one-day festival celebrated in March.

Malakkuda Mahotsavam procession is a sight to behold. During the grand procession decorated structures of bulls and horses with drums are taken out. Some of these structures range from 70 – 80 ft. The celebration attracts a large number of devotees annually.

To explore temples in Kerala, book your Kerala tour package on traveldealsfinder and choose, customize and book from the package you prefer the most.

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Where to Stay

  • Hotels in Vrindavan
  • Hotels in Shirdi
  • Hotels in Tirupati
  • Hotels in Puri