Chengannur Mahadeva Temple is a prominent Hindu temple, devoted to Shiva and positioned inside the town of Chengannur within the South Indian kingdom of Kerala. The temple is one of the fundamental Shiva temples in Kerala counted along with the Ettumanoor Mahadevar Temple, Kaduthruthy Mahadeva Temple, Vaikom Temple, Ernakulam Shiva Temple and Vadakkunathan temple. The temple is popularly counted as one of the major Bhagavathy temples in Kerala. The temple celebrates a unprecedented menstruation pageant for Bhagavathy, referred to as Thripputhu, for the duration of when the temple is closed for 3 days in the course of the abnormal menstruation of the deity.
There are 5 day by day poojas achieved in temple, 3 Sarabalies for Shiva and 3 for Bhagavathy. Tantric worship is achieved through Thazhaman. The every year competition is well known all through the December–January which lasts 28 days. As per Hindu legend, Bhagavathy is considered because the god of Kerala and protector of masses. It is thought that Parvathi, the consort of Shiva, got here here upon getting married to him in the Himalayas. Parvathi got her menstrual period for 28 days. Bhagavathy is thus taken into consideration a reincarnation of Sati, where her Kamakya fell inside the North. That is non secular region.