Anthimahakalan

In the epic stories of Lord Shiva the one titled ‘Kaala Nigraham’ has special significance. This deity is located on the northern side to the left of the temple and the deity is seated facing the west. The Anthimahakalan who took the role of a savior against Yama Raja to protect Markandeya is believed to deliver the same to the devotees by ushering them with prosperity.

Archana, Mrityunjaya Pushpanjali, Koovala Mala, Ney-Vilakku, Bhadra Deepam, Dhara, Ney-payasam, Pizhinju Payasam are said to be the chief offerings of Anthimahakalan.