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Chilanthiyambalam Temple - Kodumon

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Distance (From Pathanamthitta): 14 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 14 Kms from Pathanamthitta, Chilanthiyambalam Temple dedicated to God of Spider (Chilanthi) is located near Kodumon.

It is believed that this temple was built during the reign of the last king of the Sakthibhadra Kingdom. Goddess Mahalakshmi is also worshipped here. The water of the Chilanthikinar (well) in the premises of this temple is believed to cure skin diseases.

Kodumon is also the birth place of Sree Shakthi Bhadra, author of Ascharya Chudamani.

Kodumon is connected by frequent buses with Pathanamthitta, from where autos can be hired to reach the temple.