Parippu Mahadeva Temple
Parippu Sree Mahadeva Temple is the 27th temple among the 108 Sivalayas created by Lord Parasurama. In the Shivalaya Nama Stotra, Parippu is referred as Parippil. The word Parippu was derived from Bharippu (to rule). This temple is situated at Parippu in Aymanam panchayat of Kottayam district (9 kilometers from Kottayam town). The main deity Lord Shiva faces east. The main specialty of this temple is that there are two Balikkalpuras. The temple was renovated by Edappally King in AD 825.The Edappally King was a Brahmin and was known as Madathil Raja. The Parippu region was under Thekkumkoor kingdom and Edathil Raja or the King of Thekkumkoor was a Kshatriya.
Location : Parippu Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam District, Kerala State, Pincode - 686024.
Gods : Lord Shiva
Landmark : The nearest airport to the district of Kottayam is the Kochi Airport at Nedumbancherry. Regular trains are available to Kottayam from many major cities of the country. Frequent and regular bus services are operated from many major cities of the country to Kottayam.