Adat Shiva Temple is situated at Adat, Puzhakkal Taluk in the Thrissur Disrtict of Kerala, India. This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is considered one among the 108 Shiva Temples consecrated by Parushurama.
About the Temple
The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Shiva who graces in his Linga form. The temple also houses the vigraha of Lord Sri Balagopala (Lord Vishnu) that was offered by the famous Kururamma herself. Kururamma was an avid devotee of Lord Guruvayoorappa. The deity is found facing the direction east. Other deities such as Lord Ganapathy, Lord Muruga also graces from this temple. The temple is also known as the Adat Siva-Vishnu Temple due to the presence of both the deities here.
The Maha Shivaatri and Ashtami rohini are the two most important festivals celebrated here.
How To Reach Adat
The Kochi Airport is the nearest located airport to this temple.
The Amalanagar Station and Punkunnam Station are the railway stations situated at close proximity to Adat. The Trichur Railway Station is the major railway station which lies about 6 Kms from Adat.
The Puthussery Bus Stop istge nearest bus station located about half a kilometer from the temple.
Adat Shiva Temple,
Adat, Thrissur District,
Kerala State, pincode - 680551.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 6 A.M to 9 P.M