Kusakode Major Mahadev Temple is a highly revered shrine situated at Arayalloor, near Thirumala in Thiruvananthapuram. This ancient shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Tradition recounts that Kusakode Mahadev Temple is the samadhi of a holy saint called Kusavar Maharshi. On the top of the samadhi is the Shivling, the primeval energy of the creator, where regular pujas are conducted. Separate niches are earmarked for the deities of Lord Ganesh and Nagaraja.
A holy water tank is situated nearby. The Mahashivratri festival is celebrated with great pomp and splendor by the devotees in February / March.