Chengannur Mahadevar Temple

Chengannur Mahadevar Temple located in Alappuzha District of Kerala State is one of the oldest temples in Kerala dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main shrine that is of Lord Shiva is a conical copper plated one and that of Goddess Parvati main Idol is made with an alloy of five metals . The Shivalingam, is covered with a gold plate bearing an image of Ardhanareeswara – or the Shiva-Shakti manifestation of Shiva.

Temple has a unique and distinct architecture and was built by famous Perunthachan . In the 18th Century the temple complex was damaged by fire and renovated later by Vanghipuzha Thampuran . The structure of the Kuthambalam originally constructed by Perunthachan was in such a manner that the shadow of the performer would not fall on the stage if all the lamps were lit on each of the post of the Kuthambalam.

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Chengannur Mahadevar Temple have other sub-investitures in the temple campus of Ganapathi, Shasta (Lord Ayyappan), Chandikeswaran, Neelagrivan, Ganga, and Naagar. There is also a shrine of SreeKrishna nearby.The mukhamandapam in front of the temple and other mandapams in this temple are full of exquisite woodwork.

Pooja Timings in Chengannur Mahadevar Temple

Ravile Palli Unarthal 03:50 Am
Nadathurakkal 04:30 Am
Abhishekam 05:00 to 05:30 Am
Ganapathi Homam 05:30 Am
Usha pooja 05:45 to 07:00 Am
Sree Bali 07:30 Am
Panthiradi Pooja 08:30 Am
Mrithyunjaya Homam 09:30 Am
Navakam Kalasha Pooja 10:00 Am
Ucha Pooja 11:00 Am
Nada Adakunna Samayam 11:30 Am
Vaaikittu Nada Thurakunna Samayam 05:00 Pm
Deeparadhana 06:30 to 07:00 Pm
Athazha Pooja 07:30 Pm
Sree Bali(Nada Adakkunu) 08:00 Pm

How To Reach Chengannur Mahadevar Temple

Chengannur Mahadeva Temple is only 1 km away from both Railway Station and KSRTC Bus Stand in Chengannur.

By AirCochin International Airport is about 126 Km away and Trivandrum International Airport is located about 120 Km away.

By Train– Chengannur Railway Station is the nearest about 1 Km from Temple

By Road– Chengannur is well connected via roads to other cities and town of Kerala State.

Chengannur Mahadevar Temple


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