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Sri Paambanaiyappa Perumal Temple is Located at Thiruvanvandoor, Kerala.Sri Paambanaiyappa Perumal is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

The Presiding deity of this Temple is The Moolavar found in this sthalam is Paambanaiyappan. (Paambu + Anai + Appan). He is also named as "Kamalanathan.

Moolavar is in Nindra Thirukkolam facing West Prathyaksham for Narada and Maarkandeya.The Thaayar of this sthalam is Kamalavalli Naachiyaar.
The temple was built by Nakulan  one among the Pancha Pandavas which is the specialty of this kshetaram.

The temple is open from 4.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Moolavar:  Pambanai Appan ? Kamalanathan

Amman / Thayar: Kamalavalli Nachiar

Theertham: Pamba Theertham,Pabhanasa Theertham

vimanam  :  Vedhalaya Vimaanam

Sri Paambanaiyappa Perumal Temple is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu Believed to have been visited by the 1 poet saints or Alwars.

This Temple is located at Thiruvanvandoor, Kerala. Sri Paambanaiyappa Perumal temple is vast an exciting edifice.The main Deity of sri Paambanaiyappa Perumal Temple is Paambanaiyappa and Kamalavalli Naachiyaar.

The temple region is situated on the north of the holy Pampa River of Kerala.  This is mentioned in the hymns of Nammazhwar.  Of the temples installed by Pandavas, this is the temple that celebrates more festival events.It is said that this Divyadesam sthalam is built by Nakulan, one among the Pandavas.

Once, Naradar got a Sabham from Brahma devan and he came to this sthalam and worshipped Paambanaiyappan. At that time, Sriman Narayanan came infront of him and explained the Naradeeya puranam, that explains about the Gnana explaination.

It also explains that both Saivam and Vaishnavam should be treated an one and all humans should be treated the same way.Another great person, Maarkandeya Maharishi who is one of the Siranjeevi, got the seva of this perumal. The perumal gave his seva along with Kamalavalli Naachiyaar as Kamalanathan in Nindra thirukkolam.

The perumal is also called as "Pambha Anai appan". Lots of utsavar Idols were got during digging of Earth and they were kept in Separate sannadhis.



  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.