Shiva Temples


Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple
Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple

Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple is one among the 108 Shiva temples in Kerala, located at the southern tip of India. It…

Kottarakkara Sree Mahaganapathi Temple
Kottarakkara Sree Mahaganapathi Temple

Kottarakkara Sree Mahaganapathi Temple that is centuries old is renowned for its sub-shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha, though the main…

Thaliyil Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam
Thaliyil Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam

Situated near Uppoottikkavala at Thazhathangadi in Kottayam, Kerala, Thaliyil Mahadeva temple astonishes one with its exceptionally intricate architecture and cultural…

Kandiyoor Mahadeva Temple, Mavelikkara
Kandiyoor Mahadeva Temple, Mavelikkara

This ancient temple of Lord Shiva is situated on the banks of the Achankovil River in Kandiyoor near Mavelikkara in…

Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple, Pathanamthitta
Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple, Pathanamthitta

This is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva located in a picturesque hillock in the Pathanamthitta district in the…

Madhur Anantheshwara Vinayaka Temple
Madhur Anantheshwara Vinayaka Temple

One of the most popular pilgrim centres in Kasaragod district in Kerala is the Sri Madanantheshwara Siddhivinayaka Temple. Though the…

Rajarajeswara Temple, Taliparamba
Rajarajeswara Temple, Taliparamba

Situated in Taliparamba village in Kannur district, this is a temple where women devotees are allowed to enter only after…

Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam
Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam

This is an ancient Lord Shiva temple situated in the heart of Kottayam city. The Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple attracts huge crowds due…

Sree Thiruvegappura Temple, Palakkad
Sree Thiruvegappura Temple, Palakkad

What makes Sree Thiruvegappura Temple different from other temples in Kerala is the presence of three prime deities (Lord Shiva…

Thodeekulam Shiva Temple
Thodeekulam Shiva Temple

Believed to have been constructed some 2000 years ago, Thodeekulam Shiva Temple allures art lovers with its vibrant murals and…

Thrikkuratti Mahadeva Temple, Mannar
Thrikkuratti Mahadeva Temple, Mannar

Thrikkuratti Mahadeva Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is situated in the bell metal town of Kerala, Mannar in…

Vadakkumnathan Temple
Vadakkumnathan Temple

The renowned Vadakkumnathan temple is one of the oldest temples in Kerala. Situated in the heart of Thrissur town, it…

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is an ancient temple in Kerala dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is popular for its annual…

Valiyasala Mahadeva Temple, Thiruvananthapuram
Valiyasala Mahadeva Temple, Thiruvananthapuram

This is an ancient temple situated in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. The presiding deity of Valiyasala Mahadeva temple is Lord…

Vazhappally Mahadeva Temple, Changanasserry
Vazhappally Mahadeva Temple, Changanasserry

Believed to have been built during the reign of the 1st Chera dynasty, Vazhappally Mahadeva Temple is one of the rare…

Chengannur Mahadeva Temple
Chengannur Mahadeva Temple

This temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy, is believed to have been built by the legendary traditional architecture…

Tali Shiva Temple
Tali Shiva Temple

One of the oldest temples in God’s Own Country, the Tali temple is situated in Kozhikode district in Kerala, and…

Sree Balussery Vettakkorumakan Temple, Kozhikode
Sree Balussery Vettakkorumakan Temple, Kozhikode

This is an ancient shrine situated within the ruins of Balussery Kotta (Fort) in Kozhikode district, Kerala. The presiding deity…

Kanhirangad Sree Vaidyanatha Temple
Kanhirangad Sree Vaidyanatha Temple

Kanhirangad Sree Vaidyanatha Temple, a Lord Shiva shrine, is where the deity is worshipped as Vaidya Nathan (curer of diseases).…

Triprangode Shiva Temple
Triprangode Shiva Temple

Spanning across an area of 6 acres, this ancient shrine is located in Triprangode in Malappuram district of Kerala. It…

Chengamanad Mahadeva Temple, Aluva
Chengamanad Mahadeva Temple, Aluva

An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Chengamanad village in Ernakulam district in Kerala is Chengamanad Mahadeva Temple.…

Thrissilery Shiva Temple, Wayanad
Thrissilery Shiva Temple, Wayanad

A popular pilgrim centre in Wayanad, the Thrissilery Shiva Temple is one of the oldest temples in Kerala. The presiding…

Mammiyur Mahadeva Temple, Guruvayoor
Mammiyur Mahadeva Temple, Guruvayoor

Situated near the renowned Guruvayoor Temple, Mammiyur is a Lord Shiva temple known for its mural paintings. Here Lord Shiva…

Sukapuram Sree Dakshinamoorthy Temple
Sukapuram Sree Dakshinamoorthy Temple

Reckoned to be established by the legendary Sage Suka, the temple displays a traditional style of architecture with elaborate carvings…

Sree Neerputhoor Shiva Temple, Puthoor
Sree Neerputhoor Shiva Temple, Puthoor

The temple is situated in Puthoor village in Malappuram district in Kerala. The sanctum sanctorum, where the presiding deity Lord…

Thiruvairanikulam Mahadeva Temple
Thiruvairanikulam Mahadeva Temple

Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy, this ancient temple situated in Ernakulam district is famed for its unique rituals…

Chowallor Shiva Temple, Guruvayoor
Chowallor Shiva Temple, Guruvayoor

The Chowallor Shiva Temple is a beautiful shrine built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. The temple is situated…

Ernakulathappan Temple, Ernakulam
Ernakulathappan Temple, Ernakulam

Popularly known as Ernakulathappan (Lord of Ernakulam) Temple, this structure highlights the beauty of the traditional Kerala style of architecture.…

Killikkurissi Mahadeva Temple
Killikkurissi Mahadeva Temple

Killikkurissi Mahadeva Temple is situated in the village of Lakkidi in Palakkad district in Kerala. This Lord Shiva temple captures…

Sree Vaayillakkunnilappan Temple
Sree Vaayillakkunnilappan Temple

The ancient Sree Vaayillakkunnilappan Temple is noted for its beautiful structure and serene atmosphere. The main deity of this temple…

Sree Randu Moorthy Temple, Thrikkangode
Sree Randu Moorthy Temple, Thrikkangode

In this temple, there are two presiding deities who reside in the inner sanctum – Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu.…

Sree Thripayya Temple, Thrissur
Sree Thripayya Temple, Thrissur

The traditional architectural beauty and artistic elegance of Sree Thripayya Temple in Thrissur district make it truly distinct. In this…

Uliyannoor Sree Mahadeva Temple
Uliyannoor Sree Mahadeva Temple

This is an architectural beauty believed to have been built by the legendary traditional architect Perunthachan. It is the Uliyannoor…

Pakara Palathikkara Temple, Kallur, Thrissur
Pakara Palathikkara Temple, Kallur, Thrissur

The Pakara Palathikkara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated in Kallur village in Thrissur district. This temple…

Sree Kulasekaranallur Shiva temple, Nedumpura
Sree Kulasekaranallur Shiva temple, Nedumpura

Sree Kulasekaranallur Shiva Temple is situated about 2 kms to the west of Cheruthuruthy School in Thrissur district. The main…

Palunkil Shiva Narayana Temple
Palunkil Shiva Narayana Temple

Palunkil Shiva Narayana temple, located at Panjal panchayat, Kilimangalam in Thrissur district, has Lord Narasimhamoorthy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu,…

Kattuvattur Shiva Temple, Desamangalam
Kattuvattur Shiva Temple, Desamangalam

The Kattuvattur Shiva Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main sreekovil (sanctum sanatorium) is in a circular shape. The…

Sree Thrikkaikkunnu Mahadeva Temple, Koothuparambu
Sree Thrikkaikkunnu Mahadeva Temple, Koothuparambu

Sree Thrikkaikkunnu Mahadeva Temple is situated at Kottayam near Koothuparambu in Kannur district, Kerala. The temple has two sreekovil (sanctum…

Kottukal Rock-cut Cave Temple
Kottukal Rock-cut Cave Temple

Kottukal Rock-cut Cave Temple is situated on the Thiruvanathapuram -Kottayam Road and is an idyllic example of rock-cut temple architecture.…

Anandavalleeswaram Sri Mahadeva Temple
Anandavalleeswaram Sri Mahadeva Temple

Anandavalleeswaram Sri Mahadeva Temple located in Kollam city is one of the ancient temples in Kerala, said to have been…

Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple
Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple

Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple or Parassini Madappura Sree Muthappan temple is one of the most sacred pilgrim sites in north Kerala. Situated…

Ikkare Kottiyoor Temple
Ikkare Kottiyoor Temple

Ikkare Kottiyoor temple is an ancient Shiva temple in Kannur. Though the proper name of the temple is Thruchherumana Kshethram,…

Other Shiva Temples

Trikandiyur Shiva Temple at Tirur
Trikandiyur Shiva Temple at Tirur

Parasurama, the legendary creator of Kerala, is said to have installed the idol at the ancient temple located near the…

Ongallur Taliyil Shiva Temple, Palakkad
Ongallur Taliyil Shiva Temple, Palakkad

Situated near Pattambi, the Ongallur Taliyil Shiva Temple in Palakkad district of Kerala has some of the most intricate laterite sculptures…

Sree Mahadeva Temple, Kazhakuttom
Sree Mahadeva Temple, Kazhakuttom

Situated at Kazhakuttom in Thiruvananthapuram district, the Sree Mahadeva Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It has…

Mannur Temple, Kozhikode
Mannur Temple, Kozhikode

Exquisitely carved Gajaprathista - a styled laterite structure - at Mannur Temple, which is modelled like the Siva Temple at…

Cheriazheekal Temple in Karunagappally
Cheriazheekal Temple in Karunagappally

Known for its twin temples, Cheriazheekal is steeped in legends. The Sri Kashi Vishwanathar Temple is also known as the…

Thekkekudi Cave Temple in Pathanamthitta
Thekkekudi Cave Temple in Pathanamthitta

Thekkekudi Cave Temple has a 5 ft high Siva Temple dating back to the 8th century AD is of great…

The Rock Cut Cave Temple, Pathanamthitta
The Rock Cut Cave Temple, Pathanamthitta

The rock cut Siva Temple, half a kilometre away, is of great archaeological significance. Dating back to the 8th century…

Vettakkorumakan Temple, Nilambur
Vettakkorumakan Temple, Nilambur

Believed to be the shrine of the son that Lord Shiva had in his Kirata (that of a tribal) avatar,…

Sree Mahalingeswara Temple, Adoor in Kasaragod
Sree Mahalingeswara Temple, Adoor in Kasaragod

Located in sylvan surroundings on the southern banks of the River Payaswini, this ancient Siva Temple, Sree Mahalingeswara Temple at Adoor…

Annamalai Temple, Idukki
Annamalai Temple, Idukki

Annamalai Temple, situated at Karikodu in Idukki is famous for 1800-year-old temple dedicated to Lord Siva. Built in the Chola…

Thali Temple, Perinthalmanna
Thali Temple, Perinthalmanna

Thali Temple at Perinthalmanna in Malappuram district of Kerala is located about 3 km west of Angadipuram on the way to Malappuram…

Sree Mahadeva Temple at Iranikulam
Sree Mahadeva Temple at Iranikulam

Sree Mahadeva Temple at Iranikulam is one of the ancient Lord Shiva temples in Kerala and the temple has one…


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