Kshethram History

Authentical records and evidences regarding or about the origin of the temple are not available as such. According to legends and beliefs Kaippallil family residing 1km north of temple previously reserved the right for the administration and expences (Nithyanithanam) of the temple. As per the deeds of Kaippallil family Thazhoor Bhagavathi holds prime position among the share holders of the family and the family assigned a major part of their share for temple affairs.

Bhagavathis palace and kavu are at Kaippallil and was recently renovated. The holy sword and anklet (Pallival and Chilambu) are kept in Kaippallil palace. The Vellamkudi and Guruthy is traditionally celebrated in temple and kavu every year and that day the holy anklet and the sword is brought to the temple with the traditional procession on behalf and under the supervision of Kaippallil family. Folklore is that Thazhoor Bhagavathy is the sister of Valamchuzhy Devi.

Presently the ownership of the temple is vested in the hands of Hindu Societies of Vallicode, Vazhamuttam East, Vazhamuttam West and Mullanicadu Karas. The 4 karas have separate and independent administrative bodies.A general committee consisting of 12 executive members is formed out of this independent administrative bodies to administrate the temple and its belongings.

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