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About Thottuva Sree DHANWANTHARI Moorthi Temple

Thottuva Sree DHANWANTHARI Moorthi temple is situated on the Perumbavoor- Kodanad route one kilometer away from Thottuva junction in Koovapady panchayat at Ernakulam district. It is 15 Kms from Cochin International Airport and Angamaly Railway Station.

The presiding deity is Dhanwanthiri and the idol is almost six feet tall and facing east. In the right hand the lord holds Amrith and with the left hand the lord holds Atta ( leach ), Shanku and Chakra are in the left and right upper hands respectively.

Fresh un-boiled milk is offered here, another important offering is butter.

Festivals are conducted on Ekadashi during the Malayalam month of Vrischikam, and on the Pooyam star day during the month of Medam, which is the consecration day.


On the southern side of the temple there is a small stream which flows towards the east. The practice is to have bath in this stream and then enter the temple for Darshan.

Problems due to 'Vatha', 'Pitha' and 'Kafa' get cured if the devotees stay here and meditate ( bhajanam ).


Doctors practicing Ayurveda also come to the temple for Bhajanam (Pooja, meditation) 'Krishna Tulasi' is the favourite of Dhanwanthari.

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