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Panayannarkavu Kavu temple is where the Sapta Matas, or the Seven Mother Goddesses are worshipped as the presiding power in the Pathanamthitta district of the Indian state of Kerala. The fiercest of them all, Chamundi, is in centrally placed as Kali. There is also a temple of Siva on the premises.

The modest temple is located in a grove near Parumala and is meandered by a tributary of the Pampa river. The temple is 2 miles from Mannar, a village known for its bell-metal lamps and vessels. Until recently, esoteric tantric rituals were conducted in this Saktheya temple.