By the pass of centuries the group strength of the Nattukkoottam got step by step diminished and in their place Ten Eminent Nambudiri family took over the administration of the temple and by the pass of time they quarrel each other and Shapas and Prathishapas arose and resultantly the deva chaithanya from temple got lost. Ultimately all the Nambudiri families are got perished. No nambudiri family left alive in this area now.
Ownership under Trust
It is the Panayil Pazhoor Mana of Manickamangalam village, all most closed to the temple premises have renovated and reconstructed the temple about 400 years back and stared poojas and sevas in the temple. Systematically Devachaithanyam arose in the idol and naturally Panayil Pazhoor Mana become the owner trusty of the temple
About the Samithy
Mainly the samithy has two parts, one is Sevasamithy and other is Bharanasamithy. The Bharanasamithy consist of manager,convenor and two members ,who have the full authority to make administration in inside the Temple and they take charge in the daily affairs of the Temple.Sevasamithy is an executive samithy which has got wide power to regulate the affairs of Bharanasamithy.The Sevasamithy has got 120 Lifetime members, persons who are completed the age of 18 years and belonged to Hindu religion and was residing in Manjapra is also entitled to take a membership in the Sevasamithy. The executive body of sevasamithy consists the following posts, convenor, joint convenor, secretory, joint secretory, treasurer and 6 members. The Members to Sevasamithy are to be elected from the Annual general body of the temple and who holds their office for a period of 3 years. Besides the above samithy there was an Advisory samithy also, it includes 4 persons, they are generally two from the public, one from the trustee of the temple and the Thanthri of the temple.
Renovations completed by the Seva Samithy
The entire structure around the Sreekovil including Sreekovil,Naalambalam,Thirumuttom ,Sopanam ,Pond of the Temple were all reconstructed thoroughly adopting the very style of Tachu sasthra and without allowing to destroy in any way the originality of temple.Pradhakshina Path inside and outside of the temple were all laid down by designed black stone containing artistic engravements connected with the Siva mahathmyam.Collection counter out side the chuttambalam was constructed recently for receiving offerings and the counter was inaugurated on kodiyattu day of the festival 2002 by the temples trustee Bhramasree Ravi Narayanam Nambudiripad of Panayil Pazhoor Mana.
Samithy has so far completed renovation work in various matters involving cash expenditure about 25, 00,000/- in total and now the samithy have programmed to do the following work at the earliest possible.
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