The Temple of Virat Vishwakarma is located at Puthiyakandam, Mavungal in Ajanur Village, Kanhangad, Kasaragod District of Kerala
State. The presiding Deity of the temple Lord Virat Vishwakarma. There
are also sub-shrines for Sree Kalikaamba
Devi, Sree Mahalakshmi Devi,
and for Karasthala Naagalinga
Guru inside the temple.
The temple tantric, vedic, pooja, rituals are being performed by the Vishwabrahmins priests of North Malabar and South Canara district who are the hierarchical skilled labourers of the five communities (Manu, Maya, Thwoshta, Shilpi and Vishwanja) have been trained under the guidance of Nagalinga Guru Swami Mutt at Mysore. This is the
significant feature of Srimad Parasiva
Vishwakarma temple. The Moolamanthram,
of this temple, transferred year to year, which
was handed over by Sri Sri Sidha
Linga Guru Swami to his Successor, Mahadeva Swamji. The Pooja performed with such Thantric
Vidya is the only reason of the greatness, purity and
popularity of this temple. The present Melshanthi is
Sri. Harishchandran Purohithar.
The Temple is open for the morning Nirmalya
Darshanam at 5 AM. The Ushah
Pooja starts at 6.30 AM. The Madhayahna
Pooja (Noon Pooja) starts
at 11.30 AM and closes at 12.30 Noon. In the evening the temple opens at 5 PM. Sayahna Pooja starts at 7 PM and
the Nada closes at 8.30 PM.
Many Viswakarma devotees from all states
have been visiting the temple to seek the blessings of Virat
Viswakarma Deva. A new renovation
committee with 250 members formed in 2015 have been hard working
sincerely to reconstruct the temple .The committee has included Art Gallery,
Museum, Annadaana Hall, Pilgrims Accommodation, Goshaala, Vasthu Vidya Peetam, Viswakarma
Purohitha Peetam etc. in
its Master Plan. The temple will be known as the biggest and prime Viswakarma Pilgrimage Centre after construction.
The temple offers Annadaana to all devotees on first
Thursdays of every month.