Mayapiran Temple, one of the five Pandava
temples in Kerala
, is located about 5 km west of Chengannur Railway Station
. The chief deity Mayapiran (Lord Krishna
) along with Taayar Porkodi Nachiyar is in standing position facing the east of the temple. According to Hindu myth, the Pandava prince Bheemasena built this temple after a great yaga. It is also believed that Saptarshis
gained deliverance here.