Situated at around 18 kilometers from the city of Kochi, the Chottanikara Temple is one of the popular temple in Kerala. The primary divinity of this temple is Goddess Bhagavathy, who is adored in three symbols or types of Saraswathy Goddess of Knowledge early in the day, Lakshmi Goddess of Wealth in the twelve and Durga Goddess of Power at night.
As per the prevalent views related with the temple, the principle divinity of this sanctuary is accepted to cure the psychological maladjustment of any enthusiast who comes to ask here. At the sanctuary premises there is a tree that is canvassed in long nails that is pounded by the lovers, utilizing their temples as it were. It is trusted that doing as such would help dispose of the abhorrent soul living inside the rationally sick individual's body.