Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Vishnu
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : xx
District: Trivandrum
Thaluk: Chirayenkeezhu
Panchayath: Varkala
Thanthri: Cherumukku Illam
Trustee: Travancore Devaswam Board

Situated beside the shore of Paapanasam. Could see a metal bell donated by Mr. Peter Wanbelson Middleburge in 1757 when he escaped from a big accident in the sea by the grace of this God. The holy water from the Kokkarni is used for Abhishekam. It is believed that this deity was founded by Brahma and worshipped by Devas.

Important Festivals

Black moon day of Karkitaka is important to do Bali karma

Ashtamirohini, Sivarathri, Navarathri, Vishu are also celibrated. Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Pradosha, Amaavasi days are also important.

Chirup in the season of mandala, Garudavahana in the day of Thiruvonam in every month & Aarattu in the day of Uthram in Meenam.

Main offerings

Bali & Thilahavanam. Appam, Paalppayasam,Aravana, Dhara, Laksha deepam, Chandana charthu etc are offered here.

Pooja Timings




How to reach

3 Kms from Varkala bus stand in 24th Ward of Varkala Municipality

Temple Photo Gallery

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