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|Valiyakoyikkal Sastha Temple|
വലിയകോയിക്കൽ ധർമ്മശാസ്താ ക്ഷേത്രം
|Governing body||Travancore Devaswom Board|
|Type||Traditional Kerala style|
Valiakoikkal Temple is the family temple of the Pandalam Royal Family. The temple is located at Pandalam in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. It is situated within the Pandalam Palace premises. The main deity is Ayyappan. Procession of the Thiruvabharanam (Sacred Ornaments) towards Sabarimala shrine starts from the Valiyakoikkal temple every year before the Makaravilakku festival. Millions of devotees visit this temple every year during the Makaravilakku festive season.
- "‘Thiruvabharanam’ procession today - NATIONAL - The Hindu". hindu.com. Retrieved 26 March 2016.