Oachira Parabrahma Ksetram

Oachira Parabrahma Temple is located at Ochira on the side of NH47 in Karunagappally Taluk. Dedicated to Parabrahamam attracts a large number of pilgrims, particularly during the festival called Oachirakkali in June-July. The Panthranduvilakku Mahotsavam (November-December) of this temple is also very famous. Ochira is situated 8 km away from Karunagappally. There is no temple in the real sense. Around big trees in vast open area there are exposed small idols.oachira temple Some idols are of female forces attributed to Shakti (power) and the others are of Parabrahmam, the omnipresent. To the right of the idols surrounded trees is an Ayyappa swamy kshetram (temple) constructed similar to Sabarimala temple, and to the left is a mosque.

Ochira is also considered an omnipresent Shiva kshetra. The visitors can see the Ochira Kaala. The decorated Ochira bulls symbolize Shiva’s vehicle, the Nandi. There is a famous festival called Ochira kali festival in June. During this festival men dressed as warriors enact mock war standing in the lake. People of various religious faiths visit this omnipresent temple and the legend is that Buddha had once camped here.

How To Reach :
Nearest Railway Stations: Kayamkulam (5 km), Karunagappally(12km)
Nearest Bus stations: Kayamkulam (4 km) & Karunagappally(10 km)
Nearest Air ports: Trivandrum Airport(100 km), Cochin Airport(140 km)