The taluk of Mavelikara is blessed with several Lord Shiva temples. Mavelikara is located in Alappuzha district in Kerala which is also known as the God’s own country.
Here is the list of Shiva Temples in Mavelikara
Mavelikara Siva temple, Ayyakacheriyil temple, Kandiyoor mahadeva temple on the kayamkulam -thiruvalla state highway, near Mavelikara railway station, Kurattikkad siva temple, Alummood Siva Parvati temple, Thalikkal mahadeva temple at Pallippad, Thalathotta Siva temple, Padanilam Sastamuri temple at Karichal, Thalikkal mahadeva temple at Pallippad, Komalatthu Kulangara temple at Haripad town, Thalathotta Siva temple, Kavarattu Siva temple, Valiya muzhangal temple, Kanthakalankavu Shiva temple on the bank of Achenkoval river at Vettiyar village, Thiruvayiroor mahadeva temple at Chunakkara, Elanjimel Shiva temple, Panayannar kavu shiva tample, Thiruvarmangalam shiva temple, Sree Thalathotta Mahadeva temple, Parappel Shiva Kshethram, Thiruperumthura mahadevar temple, Neduvaramcode temple (munam kailasham), Anadeswarathu siva temple, Sree Mahadevar temple, Thazhakara Uma Maheshwara temple and Nooranadu Padanilam Parabrahma temple is situated at 10km from adoor on punaloor – kayamkulam route.
It is to be remembered that Mahadeva temple situated at Chertala is known among the devotees and pilgrims for its two presiding deities are called as “thekkanappan” and “vadakkanappan”. It is to be noted that it is one of the 108 sivalayas concecrated. In the temple, there are two flag masts. In the malayalam month of kumbham, Eight days festival celebrated in a festive manner.
Other important temples of this region are Thrikandiyoor Sri Mahadeva temple, Pattanakkad Sri Mahadeva temple, Thenganal Sivan temple, Thrippakudam Mahadevan temple and Thathampally Lord Shiva temple. These temples of this region are known for special Shivarathri pujas and rituals. Most of these temples are open from early morning hours to mid-noon and later in the late evening hours to dusk for pilgrims and devotees who belong to far and near.