Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Siva (Kiratha Moorthy)
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : xx
Trustee: Avittathur Siva Kshethra Samithi
Lord Siva is presiding here in this temple. Deity is installed facing west and temple sreekovil (sanctum sanctorum) is constructed round in shape as usually seen in all temples.
Avittathur Mahadeva Temple in avittathur is hardly 5 kms from Irinjalakuda in Thrissur District. Temple which is more than 2000 years old and believed to be consecrated by the greatest acharyas of all time, Maharshi Agasthya is protected and preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as a protected monument. The Temple is having the Sankalpams of Lord Siva Parvathi, Dakshina moorthyand Kiratha Moorthy and having 5 daily poojas
Earlier, annual festival was celebrated for 28 days. Festival aarattu was conducted
at Kandozhijaru river in Chalakkudy, Thrissur. Later, festival days are reduced
to 10 days and aarattu is conducted at Ayyanchira (temple pond).
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Avittathur Mahadeva Temple in avittathur is hardly 5 kms from Irinjalakuda in Thrissur