Karamana Viswabrahma Samudayam
SRI MUTHUMARI AMMAN DEVASTHANAM
'May SRI MUTHUMARI AMMAN bless you and your family'
Kerala has ever been the holy land of gods and goddesses. Since ages past, men and women, kings and emperors, saints and sages here were worshipping the God not only as the omnipotent and absolute 'one' but also as the 'one' whose manifestations are varied and manifold and who possesses different names, forms and divine attributes.
SRI MUTHUMARI AMMAN DEVASTHANAM was built by Tamil Viswakarmajar community at Pazhaya Palatheruvil (Thaliyal Road) near Karamana, in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. Variety of cultural heritages, natural beauty and holiness of Karamana river originating form the Agasthya Hill- where great sage Agasthya had done meditation- had added grace to the place. It is also the main centre of commodity trades, jewelry business, building works etc long time back.
The natives from the neighbor states contribute changes in culture and the place is enriched with the cultures from different castes such as Tamil Viswakarmajar, Brahmans, Vanikavaishyar, 24 Manna Telugu Chettiyar, Naykkar etc. Each of these varied castes has their own temples too.
SRI MUTHUMARI AMMAN DEVASTHANAM old temple has a long back history that can be linked to the golden chapters of THIRUVITHAMCORE. The eminent Shilpies (Viswakarmas) invited by the then Maharaja of Travancore for the building works at Ananda Padmanabha Swami Temple.
These Viswakarmas stayed at Karamana and for paying obeisance to their own deity they built small temples nearby. SRI MUTHUMARI AMMAN DEVASTHANAM was one of the most ancient and prominent one among those temples. There are many stories and miracles about the temple transmitted from generation to generation.