The Thiruvara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in Kerala. The temple is approached with prayers for knowledge. The temple in Kizhakkencherry village is very ancient and is believed to be more than thousand years old. The important vazhipaats are elaneer dhaara and pushpaanjali. This temple is one of the very old Shiva temples in India. Niramala Vilakku Utsavam is Celeberating there. The festivity starts from the 20th of December with Maha Bagavatha saptaha and end with Niramals.
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.