The main festivals of this temple are THYPOOYAM held during the
Malayalam months of Makaram and in Medam. The morning ‘KAVADY
PROCESSION’ from Kunnam Sreedharmmasasta temple and the evening. ‘BHASMAKAVADI’ from
Puthiyakavu Devi Temple are also some of the auspicious functions
Ten days festival
The festival starts with PARAYEDUPPU [receiving the offerings from the
devotees at their doorstep] . With the hoisting of the temple flag
on the day of Karthika, the festivities take off and will last for
a period of 10 days with all the traditional rituals like "Utsavabali,
Pallivetta and Aarattu". Seven days of Bhagavathaparayana (Saptahama)
is also conducted during the ten days festival.
Other Important Days
Large number of devotees are observing “Shashti Vrutha” in
every Malayalam month. The number is getting increased after each “shashti”.
Besides the poojas conducted on Ayilyam day in the month of Thulam and
CHIRAPPU in Vrischikam are also very important.
/ Main offerings:
1. Udayasthmana Pooja
2. Muzhudina Pooja
5. Nakshatra Pooja
1. Ashtadravya Ganapathi Homam
2. Kumkumam charthu
1. Mrithyunjaya Homam
presiding deity here is Lord Muruga. The Sree Subramanya Swami
Temple, which is located in Thazhakkara
has a historical presence
for about 1000 years. The deity is in “Shadadhara Parathishta” of
Lord Muruga holding a spig of paddy and Fire (Torch) showers blessings
on his devotees. This denotes as the custodian of wealth.
Lord is a great protector of his devotees and healer of physical
and mental ailments. He protects each and every
part of the body of his
devotees and even the powerful Navagrahas would be passive because of
his grace. He Himself is said to have told Naradan, "Those who have
sought refuge in Me have no fear, they won't be left with any needs;
those who are devoted to Me have no enemies, they have no diseases...".
The temple stands as a symbol of cultural heritage, communal harmony
and prosperity of the region. It is surrounded by rich greenery. Very
recently, the temple has undergone several physical and spiritual renovations.
It has attained the aura of a great temple. There is massive increase
in number of pilgrims. The tide of devotees on shashti days is an evidence
for this. Those who are visiting this website are requested to conduct
a pilgrimage to the temple and experience the grace of Lord Subrahmanya
permanent assets of land, pond and 'sarpa kavu' of this temple is
spread over an area of over 1.75 acres. The
temple is under the administrative
control of ‘Haindava Seva Samithi , a body registered under the
12th Travancore-Cochin Literary Science Charitable Act of 1955.
Brahmashree Kuzhikattillathu (Tiruvalla) Akkeeraman Kalidasan Battathiripadu
Sree Subrahmanya Haindava Seva Samithi
Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple
Thazhakara. P.O, Mavelikara
Alappuzha Dist., Kerala, India - 690102
Phone: 91 479 2305321
The Temple is located at a distance of 3 KMs east from Mavelikara and very
near to Mavelikara – Pandalam Road. The Temple can be reached from
the nearby places namely Pandalam, Chengannur, Haripad, Tiruvalla, Kayamkulam,
Pathanamthitta etc by Bus.
Bus Stop: Thazhakara Over Bridge
Railway Station: Mavelikara (nearest), Chengannur
Nedumbassery(Kochi) – 120 kms
Thiruvanathapuram – 120 kms