Kanjiramattam Sree Mahadeva Temple
Kanjiramattam Sree Mahadeva Temple, situated on the river banks of Thodupuzha River at Kanjiramattam Kara (land), Thopdupuzha Taluk, is one of the ancient temples in Idukki District. The temple with its divinity and serenity situated nearly 1.5 km south east of the Thodupuzha KSRTC Bus stand spreads the divine enchanting feeling to the native worshippers. The Temple History reveals that nearly 1600 years ago, the Vadakkumkoor dynasty with its headquarters at Karikode ruled this area. The Vadakkumkoor dynasty decided to construct a Devi shrine on the shore of Thodupuzha River and a Mahadeva Temple at nearby their Palace at Karikode. The construction went in progress and at Karikode, a round Sreekovil was completed and also Nandikesanwas placed with in the compound of that Temple. But Devi, the family Goddess of the Vadakkumkoor dynasty housed herself in that temple at Karikode near the palace. At the circumstance, Shivalinga (Umamaheswarawa) was consecrated in Kanjiramattom temple near Thodupuzha river.
Location : Kanjiramattom Sri Mahadeva Temple, Kanjiramattom Rd, Thodupuzha Taluk, Idukki District, Kerala State, Pincode – 685584.
Gods : Siva
Landmark : Situated nearly 1.5 km south east of the Thodupuzha KSRTC Bus stand.
Mahashivaratri celebrated here is a major draw attended by thousands of devotees from far and near.