Kadappattoor Mahadeva Temple
Kadappattoor is a small beatutiful village on the banks of Meenachil river near Pala in Kottayam District of Kerala. The village life is centered around a Shiva temple: Kadappattoor Mahadeva Temple. The population consists of Hindus and Christians. The stone idol of Lord Shiva in Kadappattoor Mahadeva Temple is noteworthy and is unique unlike the idols in other Shiva temples.The idol was discovered by a woodcutter named Madathil Paachu Nair from inside a large tree on the banks of Meenachil river on 14th July 1960 while he was cutting fire wood. The day was quite unusually stormy with deafening thunder bolts. The wood cutter got quite frightened and jumped into the river as the tree fell to one side and the stone idol of Lord Shiva appeared from that.
Location : Kadappattoor Temple Rd, Kadappattoor, Kottayam, Kerala 686575 India
Gods : Shiva
Landmark : Kadappattoor Temple Rd, Kadappattoor, Kottayam
Sivarathry Kumbam.Thiruvutsavam(The Annual Festival) The Annual Festival spread over 8 consecutive days , commencing with the hoisting of the temple flag on Aswathy star on malayalam month Meenam, and concluding with 'Arattu' (Ritual Bath of the diety) on the 8th day.