Pilgrimage Tour

Vethalan Kavu Mahadeva Temple, Kerala

Vethalan Kavu Mahadeva Temple is at Krishnapuram is close to KayamKulam in Alappuzha, Kerala. It is a very famous Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. MahaShivratri is observed every year in Vethalam Kavu Mahadeva Temple with great enthusiasm by thousands of devotees. The main deity of the temple is Lord Shiva. The deity is worshipped here as Vethala. The temple is merely 3 km distance from renowned Oachira Parabrahma Temple.

Vethalan Kavu Mahadeva Temple is Famous For

Vethalan Kavu Mahadeva temple is considered among the rarest worship places on the earth. The shrine was constructed during the 14th century by a local ruler. According to a popular legend, a sage called Baglamukhi visited the area and revered Lord Shiva with devotion. As per mythology, Lord Shiva is known for granting incredible boons. Pleased Baglamukhi’s sincerity, Lord Shiv gave him the blessing of ultimate salvation. Another popular legend states that a local ruler called Veerbhadra Swamy, an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, suffered from some physical problems. His spiritual advisors asked him to build a Shiva temple. The King constructed the Mahadeva temple and was entirely cured of his ailments.

Festivals/Events Celebrated at Vethalan Kavu Mahadeva Temple, Kerala

Festival is celebrated on the last Friday of Malayalam month Makaram (in February). Both Sivarathri and Vishu are celebrated in Vethalam Kavu Mahadeva Temple.

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