Achankovil Temple

25/10/2011 Temples Related to Sabarimala

Achankovil Dharmasastha Temple in the high range and in dense forest. main route from shenkotta and thenkasi – 30 kms northwest ( via malaikovil route tamilnadu ) . it is believed that this oldest vigraha  was consecrated by Parasurama. Poorna and Pushkala the two consorts of Lord Sastha are installed on either sides. The sandal paste in the hands of Dharma Sasta has miraculous healing power for snake venom and it is available 24 hours. One among the ten Avathar’s of God, Lord Parasuranda started five Sastha temples Achenkovil, Aryankavu, Kulathupuzha, Kanthamala, Sabarimala. The main deity is Dharmasastha with completeness. TIlls temple situates in Aryankavu panchayat of Quilon District. From Punaloor via Piravathoor, Alimukku, Karavoor, Mullumala we can reach Achenkovil or proceed to Chenkottai of Tamilnadu and reach Achankovil (this is the main route).

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