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Ramesvaram Mahadevar Temple Deities

About Ramesvaram Mahadevar Temple:

The Kollam Rameswaram Mahadeva Temple is located in the city of Kollam, Kerala. The main deity of the temple is Lord Rameswara, who looks to the west. Kollam Rameswaram Mahadeva Temple is believed to be one of the 108 Shiva temples of Kerala and is installed by the wise Parasurama dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of two Rameswaram temples on 108 Shivalaya Sothram. The Amaravila Rameshwaram Sri Mahadeva Temple is the second Rameshwaram temple. The temple is located in the village of Amaravila in the district of Thiruvananthapuram.

There are two small towers on the west and north sides of the temple. There is a copper flag mast in front of the Balikkal pura to the west. The main sanctum santorium is rectangular in shape and is decorated with beautiful stones and woodcarvings. Valiyambalam and Balakalpura are common in the Kerala-Dravidian style.

The Rameshwaram Mahadeva temple is rich in stone inscriptions. Tamil is the language of all stone inscriptions of the script “vattezhuthu”. The line on the stone pillar on the south side of the Sanctum Santorium is very old. This is a reference document on the ninth day of the Malayalam month “Chingam” of the Kollam Era 278 (1303 AD).

Sub Deities in Ramesvaram Mahadevar Temple:

Dharma Sastha
Snake goddess

Ramesvaram Mahadevar Temple Address:

Thangassery East,
Kerala – 691007.

Ramesvaram Mahadevar Temple