Erumely Sree Dharmasastha Temple
This temple is situated about 60 km away from Kottayam town. This is also the biggest pilgrim centre in the district. There is an ancient temple where `Sridharma Sastha` is the presiding deity. There is also an ancient mosque dedicated to Vavar who is considered to be the friend of Lord Ayyappa.During the Mandala and Makaravilakku seasons lakhs of pilgrims arrive here on their way to Sabarimalai. Erumeli is also famous for Pettathullal. Before the devotees start Pettathullal they offer Prayers at the mosque of Vavar. Thus Erumeli displays a very colourful picture of Hindu-Muslim religious harmony and co-operation, which is a very rare example of unity in diversity.
Location : Erumely Sree Dharmasastha Temple Erumeli South Kottayam Kerala 686509 India
Gods : Sree Dharmasastha
Landmark : Erumeli South ,Kerala
Annual festival (utsavam) is hosted in the month of February (Kumbham) for 10 days and celebrated grandly.