Sree Parashuram Temple is a 2000 year old temple located at
on the banks of the Karamana river. It is the only temple in Kerala dedicated to Sree Parashuram
, the mythological creator of Kerala
. The temple is the spot for ancestral worship ('bali' ritual for departed souls). The devotees take a dip in the holy water and make offerings to the souls of the dear departed as a part of the ritual.