Om Namo Bhagavathe Sree Dhanwanthere
Amrutha Kalasa Hastaya
Thrylokyanadhaya MahaVishnuve Namaha.
This ancient Temple, believed to be thousand years old, situates at Prayikara, just two kilometers away from Mavelikara town, Alappuzha (Dist) Kerala State, on the Mavelikara - Thiruvalla route, is the cradle of all Adhyatmie Devotional and social activities for the whole people of Mavelikara, especially for the residents of Prayikara.
Lord Dhanwanthari the Principle deity of this temple is believed to be the Physician of Devas and Ayurveda. The “Moola Vigraha” made of ‘KRISHNASILA’, has four hands bearing Conch, Chakra, Leech (Jelukam) and the holy Amrutha Kalasa. There are only a very few temples dedicated to Lord Dhanwanthari, in the whole of India and this temple is believed to be the holiest of all.