Bhairavar Temple

updated on 11/4/2011
Bhairava Temple ( Bhairakoodam )

Lord Bhairav is an fierce incarnation of Lord Shiva.The term Bhairava means "Terrific". He is often depicted with frowning, angry eyes and sharp, tiger's teeth and flaming hair, stark naked except for garlands of skulls and a coiled snake about his neck. In his four hands he carries a noose, trident, drum, and skull. He is often shown accompanied by a dog.

Lord bhairav's worship is very useful to win over your enemies, success and all materialistic comforts. It is very easy to please lord Bhairav by doing normal worship daily. Lord Bhairav guard the Lord Shiva temple, due to which He is called "Kotwal" also. Batuk Bharav is the most worshiped form of Bhairav in tantra. Lord Bhairav protects, removes all obstacles, cleans the soul with his sheer intensity and makes things favorable for a sadhak.

Lord Bhairava is worshiped as a family deity of Arappathu Tharavad of Moothanthara. It is one the rare temple of palakkad where lord Bhairava is worshiped as a main deity. This temple is now open to all and people from far off places come here to offer their prayers.

Ganesha, Bagawathy and Karthikeya are the other deities worshiped in the temple.

Sri. Chandran Arappathu , Secretary inagurating the Cultural Program organized on the prathista dinam of Bhairavar Temple

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