Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Kirati
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : -
District: Malapuram
Thaluk: Thiroor
Panchayath: Maarakkara
Thanthri: Andalaadi Mana
Trustee: H. R. & C. E.

The presiding deity here is Sree Parvathy devi in the form of Kirathi. The speciality of this temple is there is no deites in the sree kovil but a small area is kept protected.

The deity is considered more powerful on tuesday, friday and sundays. Deity is made up of Pancha Loha (mixture of 5 materials). Devi is is Lakshmi, Saraswati, Durga, and Bhadrakali all in one form which forms as a Kirati. The deity is so small and unnoticeable, hard to see on special days because deity is fully covered with thecchi flowers. One can see wick lamps around the deity. The best time to see the deity is early morning before She is covered.

Important Festivals

Karthika day of Vrichikam is special here and celebrated in grand manner.

Main offerings

Poomoodal is the famous offering and Muttarukkal (coconut cracking) also important. This is the only temple in Kerala which has un counted offering of Muttarukkal held.

Pooja Timings




How to reach

The temple is located in the vicinity of Kozhikkode, about six miles from Kottakkal, in the village of Kadampuzha. 3 Kms from Vettichira in NH 17 between Valanchery & Kottakkal

Temple Photo Gallery


Additional Information

The temple has its own dhyana-slokam