Sri Sababthi temple is situated on the Power house road, in the district of Thiruvananthapuram, in the state of Kerala in South India. The presiding deity of this temple is Nataraja (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none.
The holy tree of this temple is banayan tree. The holy water of this temple is nearby stream water. The agamam or pooja of this temple is called as Kameeyam. This temple is approximately 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this special place is none.
The festivals that are celebrated in this temple are Mahasivarathri (February-March), Vinayaka Chaturthi, Navarathri in Purattasi (September-October), Chithirai New Year Day (April-May), Aani Tirumanjanam (June-July), Makara Sankranthi (January-February), Skanda Sashti and Iypasi Annabishekam (November-December), Dhanur month and Thiruvadhirai (December-January), Pradosha days (13th day from New Moon or Full Moon day), Panguni Uthiram (March-April), Onam, Vishu, Malayalam and English New Year days are celebrated in the temple.
At present all the devotees, pilgrims and tourists are wholeheartedly invited into the shrine for homams, worship, prayers and rituals. A large crowd of pilgrims and devotees visit this sacred place on weekends, festival occasions, Hindu religious auspicious days and national holidays.
On the day of Maha Shivratri, a sea of devotees, pilgrims and tourists throng this shrine with great devotion and dedication. Special pujas and rituals are performed on the day of Shivarathri to Lord Shiva and witnessed by the devotees and pilgrims. It is one of the ancient Lord Shiva temple in this district and in south India.
Address – Sri Sababthi temple, Powerhouse road, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala