The Wandoor Siva Temple is located in Wandoor in Kerala. The town appears to be growing due to the hundreds of NRIs and their remittances, which play a major role in boosting local trade and business. Many old buildings have been replaced by modern complexes.
About The Temple
Wandoor used to be an important town of an unknown dynasty. The temple is known for its miracles. It is said that during Mahashivratri, if a devote of Shiva's worshipped the lord, he would be granted spiritual powers and salvation.
About The deity
The main deity is Lord Shiva.
Legend and Stories
There is no evidence on the origin of this temple. It is said that the temple was built several centuries ago by an unknown dynasty. Mahashivratri is celebrated here. During Mahashivratri, devotees gather to have a sacred Darshan of God. According to local folklore, the king of an unknown deity constructed this Siva temple as he was a great follower of Lord Shiva. The temple is considered amongst the oldest temples in the state. The architecture of the temple shows the traditional Indian style of architecture. There is a Garbhagriha wherein the idols of many Hindu gods and goddess installed. The sacred Shikaras of the temple resembles all other ancient Siva temples in the country.
Weather and Time to Visit
The climate conditions in Kerala are variable. During monsoons, Wandoor town enjoys good rainfall. The best time to visit at Wandoor Siva temple is from the months of October to March.
Visitors can also get direct flights to nearest towns of Wandoor city through almost every domestic airport in India. Some of the nearest airports are Calicut airport only 36 km, Peelamedu airport 99 km and Kochi airport 131 km distance from Wandoor town.
The nearest railway station is Vaniyambalam railway station that connects town to all other major cities of the state.
Wandoor is well connected with all other neighboring towns or cities of the state by roads. There are buses, cabs and taxis. The state government is also run buses throughout the state.
Wandoor, Kerala 679328
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.