Thalayinakkavu Shiva Parvathi
Thalayinakkavu Shiva Parvathi Kshethram the name of the temple itself is suggestive. It has a connotative relation with myth of Arjuna who receives “Pasupathasthra” from Lord Siva in the form of Kiratha.. Lord Siva (Kiratha) after erxamines the courage and temper of Arjuna bestows him with “Pasupathasthra”. Then Lord Siva took repose and he placed his head on the lap of Parvathy. Hence derived the name Thalayinakkavu. Lord Siva and Sakthi are worshipped with equal importance and the temple is adorned with the blessings of both Siva and Sakthi.
The temple is situated in a nature blessed geographical location. The presence of Kallada river, Ashttamudi lake and punja ( paddy field) near the temple makes it a wonderful natural experience to the visitors. The temple is situated near Karali jn. in Sasthamcotta – Chavara road. Bus facilities are available from Kollam, Karunagappally, Adoor, Kottakkara and Kayamkulam K.S.R.T.C Bus Station. ( only on Saturdays). Visit website
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