VAYASKARA DHARMASASTHA

Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Lord Ayyappa
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : Lord Siva and Lord Dhanwanthari
District: Kottayam
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The presiding deity in this temple is Lord Ayyappa. The temple is also known as 'Kottayathukavu'. The power of Dharmasastha was found from a stone, which was situated in the inner part of the 'Vayaskara Illam' named 'Nadu muttam'. In the temple Lord Ayyappa faces to west side. There are two sub deities, Lord Siva and Lord Dhanwanthari. The temple is owmed by 'Vayaskara' family.'Vayaskara Moose' family is famous in 'Ashtavydhyam'. Its believed that they can treat for any diseases.

Once one problem arised in the family. No children born in the family . Then with the help of 'Thekkumkoor' king, that problem was solved by marrying a person from 'Varikkuvassery' family. That brahmin was an intense devotee of 'Chamravattom' Sastha. He felt sad when he came to 'Vayaskara'. Then Lord Ayyappa told that Sastha too will accompany him to 'Vayaskara' and thus situated in the 'Nadu muttam.

Important Festivals



The main festival is in the month 'Medam'. Its a six-day festival.



Main offerings



Every month, on the day 'Uthram' , there will be 'Seeveli' in the temple.

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Temple situates in the middle of Kottayam city

Temple Photo Gallery



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