Chilanthiyambalam is situated about 16 kms from Pathanmathitta town in
Kodumon panchayat . It is believed that this temple was constructed during
the reign of the last king of the Sakthibhadra Kingdom. The deity of the
temple, Mahalakshmi is worshipped by all people irrespective of caste
and creed. In the temple premises, there is a Chilaanthikinar (Spider
well) and the water from it is considered as the universal remedy for
skin diseases. Kodumon is also the birth place of Sree Shakthi Bhadra,
author of 'Ascharya Chudamani'.