Thaliyil Mahadeva Temple, Thazhathangadi, Kottayam – History

കോട്ടയം താഴത്തങ്ങാടിയില്‍ സ്ഥിതിചെയ്യുന്ന പുരാതനമായ തളിയില്‍ മഹാദേവ ക്ഷേത്രത്തിന്‍റെ വിശേഷങ്ങളറിയാം…!

In Kottayam-Kumarakom route near Uppoottikavala stop in Thazhathangadi of Kottayam town situates this famous temple with main idol Siva. The idol has good size and height. Shrine is round in shape facing west. Five poojas daily and Thazhamon Madom do the Tantries. Sub deities are Ganapathy, Subramanya, Sasthavu, Naga, and Rakshas. 10 days festival from 1’1 of Medam. This temple was the capital temple of Thekkumkoor Raja. There was a fort around the temple and became famous in that name ‘Thaliakotta’. There was a history that there was a cave from the pond of the temple. It is also a history that Syrian Christian family’Uppoottil’ were brought and settled here to clean the oil brought to this temple by touching it. Thiruvathamkoor Devaswom board owns this temple now.

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