Temple located at NH-47, Swargam Road near Kunnumpuram Bus Stop, Desom of Ernakulam district in Kerala. Hanuman Swami worshipped here as main deity.

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Temple located at NH-47, Swargam Road near Kunnumpuram Bus Stop, Desom of Ernakulam district in Kerala. Hanuman Swami worshipped here as main deity. Devotees entering the temple through the entrance gopura can see the Datta charitable clinic on the right side, bookstall, and annapoorna mandiram(a kitchen dining complex) on the left. A beautiful entrance to the temple welcomes the devotees to redress all their grievences. Temple of Lord Sidharaja Dattatreya built in stone is seen at the centre a bit elevated.
The deity with a smiling appearance has got Sankh(couch shell), Chakra(discus), Damaru(small drum), Thrissul(trident), Kamandalu(water vessel), Kamadhenu(the divine cow who is capable of fulfilling any wishes of the baktha)and Abhaya Hastha(a hand ready to save, console and redress). The idol has six eyes six hands embracing the devotees and thus stands sidharaja dattathreya, the trinity, taking care of the devotees.
At the backside of the temple on the way for perambulation is an Oudumbara Vriksha(Malayalam-athimaram, English-fig tree, Botanical name- Ficus Carika). It is a tree which is very very dear to the lord. Perambulating this tree brings solace and people without children are blessed to have children. It also keeps away the devils and evil forces from your home. The branches of this tree is used for homas and it is a constituvent in the Nalpamara(athi, ethi, peral, arrayal), an ayurvedic medicine for skin care.
On to the left of the main temple is the temple of Mahaganapathy with all the charisma and abhayamudra(a gesture showing ready to solve, save) assuring to remove all the physical, mental and spiritual obstructions experienced by the devotees. On the right side is the temple of Karyasidhi Anjaneya.
The construction of the Karyasidhi Anjaneya temple as wished by Sri Swamiji started in 1998. The idol of Anjaneya made at Sucheendram near Kanyakumari was brought in a procession with receptions at various temples of Kerala. The idol was brought accompanied by thousands of devotees, chanting Rama Sankeerthanas and Vedas by eminent scholars. The consecration was done by Datta Peedhathipathy paramapoojya Sri Sri Sri Ganapathy Sachidananda Swamiji at 8.30 AM on 13th December 1991.
”Let Lord Anjaneya hear the prayers and wishes of the devotees see and bless them especially the people close by“ -said Swamiji. Refering to the then newly constructed air port at Nedumbassery (Kochi International air port ), swamiji wished that let Hanuman the son of air protect the air port. The sanctum sanctorium of Anjeneya consists of Lakshmana, Sree Ramachandra and Seethe Devi. In micro forms, all the prayers and wishes in front of Lord Anjaneya becomes fruitful as Swamiji predicted and the name Karya Sidhi Anjaneya given by Sri Swamiji is taken up by the devotees.
An idol of Nagendra is consecrated along with Karyasidhi Anjeneya in the south west side of the temple. Idols of Navagrahas in front of Anjaneya temple was consecrated on 22nd April 2001 by Sri Swamiji. To the left of the temple there is the prayer hall and gurumandira (the place where Sri Swamiji resides during his visits) and there is a bath ghat at river Periyar for the physical and spiritual hygene of the devotees.

Mandala Nalikera Vritham (Special Coconut Pooja)

The devotee or his representative ties coconut for the fulfillment of a wish, or solvent to a problem in the his name and star. The devotee should chant the mantra "OM SRI KARYA SIDHI ANJANEYA SWAMINAE NAMAH" at least for 108 times. The devotees offering coconut pooja can come to the temple daily for 41 continuous days. Those who have inconvenience to come daily may come on Tuesdays and Saturdays perambulate the sanctum sanctorium for atleast 11 times. Chanting the mantra OM SRI KARYA SIDHI ANJANEYA SWAMINE NAMAH". They should be on a vegetarian diet during the vritha. The coconut can be taken home after 41 days of poojas as prasadam. Those who conduct this pooja is reported to have their wishes fulfilled, physical, mental and spiritual problems solved.

Venna Alankaram (Decoration of the Idol With Butter)

Lord Anjaneya likes to be decorated with butter. Those who wish to have this pooja done may come to the temple and register their names. The prasadam may be collected the next day morning.

Vadamaala (A Garland Made of Vadas)

Lord Anjaneya is fond of this offering. Those who are interested may book in advance and collect the prasadam after the evening pooja.

Betel Lemon Garlands

Those who wish to offer these garlands may obtain receipt from the temple counter or they can bring the garlands prepared from their home.

Sugandha Taila Deepam (The Lamp With Sweet Aroma)

The offering of Sugandha Taila Deepam is ideal for fulfillment of wishes and blessings of Sri Hanuman. The oil blended with jasmine oil,sandal oil, camphor, musk, clove oil etc is used to light a lamp in a chirath(very tiny vessel piece made of clay capable of storing a little oil) with 5 red wicks. The devotee lights the lamp and perambulates the sanctum sanctorium of Sri Hanuman thrice to get total welfare and the blessings from the Lord. As for Mandala Nalikera Vritham, all the wishes of the devotees like the cure of diseases, clearing of debts, marriage etc comes true as a result of lighting this lamp for a period of 3, 5, 7, 11 or 16 weeks as selected by the devotee.

Sree Maha Ganapathy Homam

Before starting any venture Ganapathy Homam is conducted in order to please the lord and remove all obstacles,make the effort or project a grand success. Ganapathy Homam is performed on the first Sunday of every month. The homam is conducted with Navagraha Mantra which gives added results. The homam can be done once in a year throught the life time. Those who are interested may contact Datta temple. Homam with the active participation of devotee or a group of devotees (Samooha Homam) can also be conducted. The holy water and ashes of the homam are supplied to the devotees as prasadam

Dattatreya Homam

Dattatrya homam conducted during pournami days with special Datta mantra and other mantras gives relief from physical and mental problems and brings all blessings.


It is a custom of the Datta Peedhom to conduct Tailabhishekam to Lord Dattatreya on pournami days. The abishekam gives relief to body ailments. The taila after abhishekam cures joint pains and other diseases.

Anakhashtami Vritham

Anakhastami Vritham is a spcial pooja offerd on ashtami day of Krishna paksha. It is conducted in temples where Lord Dattatreya is consecrated along with godess Lakshmi. In this vritham, Lord Dattatreya is named Anakha Swami and Lakshmi Devi as Anakha Devi. Poojas are offered not only to them but also to their sons. The bachelors who conduct this pooja gets married, gets good children and all other welfare. Those who wish to have the pooja may contact the temple.


Milk and panchamrutha abhishekam to Lord Dattatreya ,Maha Ganapathy and Anjaneya. Those who wish to conduct this pooja need to make a booking atleast two days prior to the pooja day.

Sahasra Namarchana (Chanting of Thousand Namas)

Separate Sahasra Namarchana for all the three deities are done with Ashtothara Archana.

Datta Bhiksha

When you prepare food at your house a handful of rice may be kept seperately as Bhiksha(offering) to Lord Dattatreya. The amount of rice can be increased as much as you can afford. The rice may be taken to the temple and deposited in a vessel specified for that , in front of Datta Padukas.

Offering To Naagaraja

In addition to the daily poojas, Milk Abisheka and Turmeric Powder Abisheka are done each month on days of Ayillaiam star.

Offering To Naagaraja

In addition to the daily poojas, Milk Abisheka and Turmeric Powder Abisheka are done each month on days of Ayillaiam star.

Panaka Pooja

Hanuman, who is Pancha Mukha Swaropa (five faced ) shower's blessings on the devotees on offering Panaka Nivedyam to the Narasimha Mukha , which is renowned tradition .


A very popular and ancient practice of offering any item equivalent to the weight of the devotee .This can be performed for elimination of diseases, materialization of wishes.

Jayapathaka Sthapana

In this Pooja, the devotees fix a Jaya Pataka (Flag of Success) with special mantras at the holy feet of 18 feet Vijaya Anjaneya, for success in starting of New ventures or Profession , Performing important events , and before travel - for the success and fulfillment of their travel &Mission.

Vishesha Vidya Ganapathi Mantrarchana

A special vidyaganapathi mantrarchana will be conducted on their names and prasadam of two pens, sacred thread and mantrakshatha will be given. This is for students to get memory and success in examinations.


Those who wish to have Archanas and Poojas permanently for life time on a particular day or star may kindly contact the office. This is applicable to devotees who wish to conduct Ganapathy Homa for a life time.


Annadanam is conducted at the temple and it is the most valuable offering a devotee can make. Devotee can be a part of this venture by joining the Life Time Annadana Offering(Ayushkala Anna Dana Seva). Annadanam on a particular day or star is done till the life time of the devotees. This offering can be dedicated to the day of the birth stars of your parents, children or other family members. In addition to the Ayushkala Annadana Seva, there is the daily Anndana Seva and devotees can enroll for this and get perpetual blessings, comfort and welfare.

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