The Adoor Mahalingeshwara Temple is one of the splendid temples at Kerala. Makara Sankramam is an important ceremony held here. The festival at the Adoor Temple consists of a holy dip into the river and concludes with mass feeding. It is known as Kumbhabhishekam.The structure of the temple beholds five vital elements – interior space, inner portion, middle portion, outer portion and courtesy, the indispensable factors with Kerala temple architecture.
Location : Mahalingeshwara Temple Adoor, Adoor, Kerala 671543
Gods : Lord Shiva
Landmark : Nearest railway station: Adoor is about 28 km away from Kasaragod. Nearest airports: Mangalore in neighbouring state of Karnataka is about 88 km from Kasaragod town; Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode is about 226 km.
The Makara Sankraman Festival consists of feeding the poor and the needy people.