Vilwadrinatha Temple is a Hindu Temple located in Thiruvilwamala, Thrissur district of Kerala.Lord Rama, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, and his brother Lord Lakshmana are the main deities of this temple. This is one of the four major temples in Kerala dedicated to Lord Rama, the other three being Thriprayar, Kadavallur and Thiruvangad temples, and also one of the rarest temples in India itself which houses Lord Lakshmana. The temple is situated on the middle of Thiruvilwamala village, on the top of a hill 100 ft above the sea level. Bharathappuzha, the second largest river in Kerala, flows through the northern side around 3 km away from the temple, and as the temple is situated on the top of a hill, the river can be clearly seen from the temple.
Location : Thiruvilwamala Vilwadrinatha Temple / Sree Rama Temple, Temple Rd, Thiruvilwamala, Thrissur District, Kerala, India, Pincode – 680588.
Gods : Rama, Lakshmana
Landmark : The temple is situated around 50 km away from Thrissur city, the district headquarters, and 35 km away from Palakkad. There are bus services from both cities. It is 25 km away from Wadakkanchery, the Taluk headquarters. The nearest railway station is at Lakkidi, just on the opposite bank of Bharathappuzha, but the major railway stations nearby are at Ottappalam (14 km), Shoranur (20 km) and Wadakkanchery (25 km). The area is under the control of Pazhayannur police station, and Thiruvilwamala revenue village.
Thiruvilwamala Ekadashy and Sri Rama Navami are important festivals. Guruvayur Ekadashy day is also important for passing through Punarjani.
Palpayasam, Udayasthamana Pooja, Sankhabhishekam, Sahasranamarchana, etc. are the main offerings for the main deities. Lord Hanuman's main offering is Avil (beatan rice). Mahaganapathy Homam is the main offering to Lord Ganapathi. Lord Ayyappa has Neerajanam & Neyyabhishekam as main offerings.