Peringottukara Devasthanam Temple Structure

Peringottukara Devasthanam is a temple of traditional Vishnumaya cult where Dravidian style of poojas are held with utmost devotion. Here there is no restriction for any caste or religion. Devotees can partake in Poojas and their presence during the rites adds to their confidence and achieve consolation. Unlike other temples poojas are held during 11 am -2 pm during the culmination of which Vishnumaya appears in front of the devotees to hear their problem and offer solutions. On Pournamy and Amavasy-15th and 30th Day of Malayalam Era – devotees can be close to the deity to make direct and intimate prayer exclusively by being close to the deity into the very ears of the Lord. Here the priests also have patience to hear the sorrows and problem of various kind. Their consoling words are enough even for those who can’t be physically present while their pooja or offering is done. Those who can’t come to the temple can send the amount for their poojas and receive prasadam . Besides Vishnumaya Swamy, Bhuvaneswary, Brahma Rakshasu and Sub-deities also are worshipped here. Mahishamandapa, Holy pond and colossal idol of Lord Vishnumaya in the gigantic coach are other attractions.





Divine birth takes place with the Union or Purusha and Prakrithi. Siva is Purusha and Parvathy be Prakrithy. Their union in the Culmination of cosmic dance was in the universe. A coach with the right-turn represents the complex universe. Here is Vishnumaya Swamy as sprung from the holy union of Siva and Parvathy in a Valampiry Samkh. The madaba is a 41 feet high colossal structure of Siva Parvathy and Vishnumaya idol in front of Devasthanam.


Dakshina Moorthy Mandapam at Devastanama an important Venue where many divine Performance take place. The Mandapam was built to honour the great musician who has been a great devotee of Lord Vishnu maya During his visits he used to sing songs as tribute to Vishnu maya Swami This made Devastanam to build a mandapam in his name This is the only Sangeetha Mandapam built to honor Dakshinamurthy when he was alive. First Devastanam Music festival was held in his august presence in which 3 generatiions Partook. It is in this Mandapam Vishnu maya Mahatmyam Kathakali Performed as finaledo Amavasi Shekteya Pooja.



Koothambalam is a specially created stage as laid down by Sage Bharatha’s Natyasastra. As far as Kerala is concerned, Koothu, Koodiyattam, Nangiarkoothu are performed at Koothambalams. Koothambalams on traditional lines exist at Vadakunnatha Temple (Thrissur), Koodalmanikyam Temple (Irinjalakkuda), Lakshmana Swami Temple (Moozhikulam).Subramanya Swami Temple (Harippad) and Kerala KalamandaIam (Cheruthuruthy).Taking a cue from all these places Koothabalam was designed accordingly recently.The Koothambalam built in 2019 ,is so captivating that performers and the audience are awestruck by its beauty. Behind the stage there is a chamber (green room) and other facilities. Exponents of different forms of art consider it a rare privilege to perform in the Koothambalam. Equally so it is a memorable experience to the audience.