Sasthamangalam Mahadeva Temple Thiruvananthapuram
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Chathamangalam in the Shivalayanama Stothram points to the Sasthamangalam temple. This temple is situated at Sasthamangalam in Thiruvanathapuram city. Lord Shiva is the main deitey here and Ganapathy, Shastha, Nagadevathas, Veerabadra and Bhadrakali are the sub deites. This is a Maha Kshetram with golden flag staff. This is one of the oldest temple in Thiruvanathapuram. This temple is managed by Travancore Devaswom Board. The 10-day long annual festival in Dhanu (December-January) begins with kodiyettu on Thiruvathira day. This festival is held with varieties of cultural programs. Like the Chowallur Mahadeva Temple here too the seven divine mothers (Sapthamaathrukkal) are worshipped in the form of idols made of Krishnasila.
Devotees can also visit Udiyannoor Devi Temple which is just one kilometer away from Sasthamangalam Temple.
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