The temple is consecrated by Sahadeva- the fifth of the Pandavas.
The temple also has a famous shrine to Lord Narasimha- the lion-man incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It may be noted, Lord Narasimha shrines are rare occurrence.
Besides, the ancient temple has beautiful mural paintings around the sanctum-sanctourm. This murals attract many to this temple.
Trikkodithanam is about nine kilometers from Tiruvalla town and about 17 kilometers from Chengannur.