Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Lord Ayyappa
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : Lord Vinayaka, Bhagavathy
Thanthri: Andaladi Mana
The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Ayyappa. This temple was owned by the king of Kollamkodu. The rulers are also known as 'Venganattu Nambidikal'. The land was formed by joining eight villages including Kollangodu. Lord Ayyappa was the favourite deity of the king.
When 'Samoothiri' won victory over this kingdom and added Kollamkodu to his kingdom, the temple was forfended .
In this temple 'Sastha' resides with 'Poorna' and 'Pushkala'. The 'Sreekovil' has no roof. Lord 'Vinayaka' and 'Bhagavathy' are the sub deities here. This temple is also known as 'Cherakulangarakkavu'. The temple situates on the west side of a pool ,and the deity faces to the east side.
'Pattu'(song) and 'vilakku'(lamp) in the season of 'Mandalam' has more importance.
Early when the temple was under the control of 'Kollankodu' king , grand celebration
of festival was there in this temple. Now 'Arattu' is celebrated on the last week
of malayalam month 'Dhanu'. That day should be the birtday of Lord Ayyappa and never
that of the king's.