According to Kerala Devaswom rules, the temple must receive the donation in cash in the temple office before the priests can conduct a Vazhivadu/Offerings.

In these days of busy life style concerns, it is advisable to send cash / money order / bank draft / bank cheques or via wire transfer to Melattingal Siva Temple any where in the world.

If you would like to offer annadanam or conduct a Vazhivadu/Offerings at the Melattingal Siva Temple, Alamcode P.O., Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala-695102 please follow this process:

Send your donation via Account payee cheque/Money order/Bank Draft issued in favour of Melattingal Siva Temple Administrator/Melsanthy:
Sarkara, Chirayinkeezhu P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram District
 Or You can send donation via wire transfer directly to the official bank account given below:
State Bank Of India, A/C No. 57020215727
IFSC Code: SBIN0010705
Branch: Chirayinkeezhu, Thiruvananthapuram District,

In addition, send a letter to the temple by regular mail giving the following details:

1. Name of Devotee
2. Address of Devotee

3. Denote whether donation is for Annadanam or for which Vazhivadu,
4. Gothram (if known)
5. Nakshatram (if known)

Please insist on an official receipt, even if you don't need one. It will help keep Melattingal Siva Temple free of corruption.

Please also email us at   when you contribute for Annadanam so we can budget how many people we can feed on a daily basis.

Thank you for following ALL steps.
Chief priest from AmunthuruthiMadom will conduct the ceremonies, which will start at 6.00 a.m. and go on until 12 noon depends on devotee's offerings. Annadanam will be served thereafter if booked.



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