Cheriyath Narasimha Swamy Temple
Sri Cheriyath Narasimha Swami Kshethra is situated on the banks of river Poorna (Periyar) is very unique in all respect. It offers Navabhishekam and Brahman Bhojan (Respecting and giving food to Brahmins) every day which is rare in other temples.The main Idol is Narasimha Moorthy (The Fourth Avatar of Sri. Maha Vishnu). The idol of Dakshina Moorthy (A Phase of Lord Shiva), Sri. Ganapathy, Lord Shiva, Lord Naga Raja, Devi Durga, Devi Bhadrakali, Lord Sree Krishna, Lord Sree Dharma Shastha (Lord Ayyappa), and Varaha Moorthy (Third Avatar of Maha Vishnu) are presence in premises of the temple. Those who worship the idols in the temple will get a divine feeling because the atmosphere is always filled with chanting of Vedas and Mantras.
Location : UC College P.O Aluva, Kerala Pin - 683 102
Gods : Narasimha Swamy
Landmark : UC College
Festivals : The Utsavam which includes Mulayidal, Dikkodi Prathishta, Pallinaayaattu and Pallikkuruppu ends with Arattu on Thiruvonam day in the Malayalam month of Medam. Apart from these rituals, during Utsavam Kadali Samarppanam is done to Lord Narasimha (for Deva Preethi) for the fulfillment of wishes.
Meenoottu, Nakshtathra Pooja, Cheripayar Panakam, Unniyappam, Brahmana Bhojanam, Kadali Samarppanam are the main offerings at the temple.