Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Sree Vaidyanatha
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : Lord Ayyappa, Bhagavathy and Lord Vinayaka
Thanthri: Eruvesi pudavar
Trustee: Thaliparambu-Trichambaram-Kanhirangad Devaswam.
The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Siva, facing to east.As the name 'Vaidhyanatha', Lord Siva here acts as a 'Vaidhya',which means an ayurveda physician. The temple is situated on the top of a hill. In this temple, the idol is self-incarnated which is called as 'Swayambhoo'. This temple is one of the 108 ancient Siva temples. Lord Ayyappa, Bhagavathy and Lord Vinayaka are the subdeities in this temple.Brahmin ladies are not allowed in this temple. Its also believed that the temple is reconstructed by the king of 'Mooshika Vamsam'.
The most important festival in this temple is 'Sivarathri Mahotsavam'. Its celebrated
in the month 'Kumbham' .Also 'Thiruvathira' in the month 'Dhanu' is a very auspicious
celebration here. If the sixth day of every malayalam month is a sunday , then on
those sundays, people celebrate 'Aarunjayar'(sixth sunday)ceremony, which is a speciality
of this temple.
Dhara(pouring of water on idol) and Ksheeradhara(pouring of milk on the idol) are
the main offerings here. Also its believed that by chanting the bhajans(prayer songs
of Lord Siva) , skin and eye diseases get cured.'Theyyakkolam' is also an important
celebration in the month 'Makaram'.
The temple is situated at kanhirangad on Thaliparambu-Alakode route,6km away from