Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Muruga
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : xx
Temple which is believed to have more than 1000 years of age and considered as one of the famous temple for muruga. Presiding deity is Lord Muruga This temple having two shrines, one is for Lord Muruga and other is separate for Shastha with its own nalambalam. It is believed that the shrikovil on the south (Thekkedathambalm) was built during the 10th century AD and the circular shrikovil of Muruga is ascribed to 12th century AD.
1. The main festival lasts for 8 days, where aarattu is performed at the end of
the festival which is on Pooyyam day of malayalam calendar. Shri Bhootha bali is
also conducted that time.
2. "Kalampaattu" is performed for Sasthavu which is on 1st of Kumbham (February–March) and ends on the 24th of Medam (April-May). Another ritual is throwing coconuts "Nalikerameru"
The temple is on the Manjeri-Nilambur route and is 6 km from Manjeri