Parambanthally Maha Shiva Kshethram is a Hindu shrine situated at a village named Mullassery in the Thrissur district of Kerala, India. This temple is primarily dedicated to Lord Shiva and is counted one among the 108 Shiva temples of Kerala.
About the Temple
The Parambanthally Maha Shiva temple is situated on top of a hill-top. Lord Siva graces here as Lord Madathilappan and is facing the direction west. The temple houses a Maha sivalinga which measures about 6ft high. Lord Ganapathy & Subrahmanya are the other deities present in this temple.
Poojas are conducted thrice everyday in this temple.
How To Reach Mullassery
The nearest airport to Thrissur is the Kochi Airport from where buses and taxis are available to reach the temple.
The Guruvayur Railway Station and the Amalanagar Railway Station are the stations located near Mullassery. Trichur Railway Station is the major railhead and lies around 14 Kms from Mullasery.
A number of buses are available regularly to Mullassery from various places of Kerala. One can board bus from Chavakkad through Kanjany-Enamavu route and get down at this place.
Parambanthally Maha Shiva Kshethram,
Parambanthaly Temple Rd,
Mullassery, Thrissur District,
Kerala State, Pincode - 680509.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Removal of sins
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