Lattitude: 9.372210, Longitude: 76.409692

Thakazhi Sree Dharmasastha Temple

Situated near Ambalapuzha in Alappuzha district, Thakazhi Sree Dharmasastha Temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. On the Uthram star day in the Malayalam month of Kumbham (mid-February – mid-March), an eight-day festival is held, and it ends with an arattu or holy bath procession.

A ritual called Kalamezhuthu Pattu (Floor art) is conducted in this temple and is extremely popular among the devotees. Another specialty of this temple is its offering called Valiyenna (literally meaning – ‘great oil’) that is believed to possess powers to cure diseases.

Ayyappa Temples

Thakazhi Sree Dharmasastha Temple

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