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Kodumon Chilanthiyambalam – the temple dedicated to Spider deity


The Palliyara Sree Bhagavathy Temple, renowned to the devotees as the Chilanthi Ambalam (place of worship dedicated to sanctified or deified spider) is a sacred temple of worship for those ailing and suffering from spider poison or toxins. Located about 10 KM away from Adoor and 11 km from Pathanamthitta, the temple is located in the back drop of the Sakthibhadra Samskarika Kendram Complex. It is believed to be only one of its kinds in India which attracts thousands of devotees from far and near for the purpose of divine healing.

Kodumon in Pathanamthitta district is also the birth place of SreeSakthibhadra, the author of the famous Sanskrit play, “Ascharya Choodamani “.  An organization entitled Sakthibhadra Samskarika Kendram is now functioning at Kodumon with a view to erect a proper and befitting memorial to Sakthibhadra. He was the first among the Sanskrit Scholars of South India in the 9th century AD to compose an admirably full blown drama.  The AscharyaChoodamani was the first among the original Sanskrit dramas of South India.

The temple celebratesits annual festival on the day of Karthika asterism in the Malayalam month of Vrishchikam (November/ December).

Contact details: Ph.: +91 4734 287002

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Karunagappally, via Adoor - Sasthamkotta Rd, about 38 km

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 98 km

Location

Latitude: 9.177855, Longitude: 76.779299

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