Sri Rajarajeswara temple is positioned in the sacred village named Thaliparamba, in the district of Kannur, in the state of Kerala in South India. The chief deity of this temple is Rajarajeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none.
The holy tree of this temple is jack 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 just 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this sacred place is Thaliparamba.
The most important festivals of this temple Maha Shivarathri in February-March, Malayalam New Year day, Deepavalli, Onam, Pongal, Vishu, Malayalam and English New Year days, Navarathri days, Masi month, Vaikunta Ekadashi, Amavasya, pournima and other Lord Shiva related festivals and auspicious days are celebrated grandly in the temple. According to the local legends, “This is one of the renowned 108 Shiva temples of Kerala state. The presiding deity, Lord Shivalinga is 3 feet tall with three big eyes and is covered with gold.”
It is to be noted that the temple remains open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 7.15 p.m for devotees and pilgrims.
The temple’s Speciality is that the Lord is Swayambumurthy in the temple. It is to be remembered that the Lord is facing towards the east. Even thanks giving pujas are conducted in this temple wholeheartedly by the devotees and pilgrims. The temple remains open for devotees and pilgrims from early morning to mid- noon and later in the late evening to dusk.
Address – Sri Rajarajeswarar Temple, Thaliparamba, Kannur district, Kerala state.