Pandalam Mahadeva Temple is one of the oldest temples out of the 108 Shiva temples consecrated by the great ‘Sanayasin Khara Muni’. The sacred and world famous temple is located on the left banks of the river ‘Achenkovil’, 3 kms away from Pandalam town in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala State. Pandalam is also world famous as the home town of Lord Ayyappa.
The temple is unique with its natural procession route around the Sanctorum. The river flows touch the feet of Mahadeva Sanctorum, just like Ganga flows from Shiva’s ‘Jada’ (hair). In addition to Lord Shiva the idols of Lord Ganesh (Ganapathy) , ‘Maya- Ekshi Amma’, Lord Ayyappa, Nagaraja (Lord Snake), Lord Subramanian, Brahma Rakshas and Rakshas are also worshipped here. In effect the temple acts as the symbol and replica of ‘KAILASAM’. Millions of devotees experienced the blessings from this holy place.