Ashtamangalam Siva Temple is located in the city of Thrissur in Ashtamangalam. The deity who presides over the temple is Lord Shiva, located in separate shrines, facing east. It is believed that this temple is one of the 108 Shiva temples of Kerala and is installed by the Sage Parasurama dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located near Karyattukara on the Laloor Highway. The Shivarathri festival is celebrated in a grand manner during the Malayalam month of Kumbha
The temple has a big pool in front of it. The temple and the deity here is found facing the direction of the pond. The temple has a round shaped Sreekovil. The Vattakshikovil temple is built on the east of the temple complex
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Cochin International Airport is the nearest Airport witha distance of 55 Km.
Regular trains are available to Thrissur from many major cities of the country.
Government and private buses are available from other important cities of the country to Thrissur.
Ashtamangalam Mahadeva Temple,
Kerala – 680611.