Kerala Photos : Temples : Chakkulathukavu Devi Temple Neerettupuram
Chakkulathukavu Devi Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, located in Neerattupuram near Thiruvalla in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, India. The temple is considered to be one of the most popular and important temples in Kerala and is known for its unique rituals, rich history, and cultural significance.

The temple is believed to have been established during the 10th century AD and has undergone several renovations and restorations over the years. The temple's main deity, Goddess Durga, is depicted here in the form of the divine mother and is worshipped as the giver of wealth and prosperity.

One of the unique features of Chakkulathukavu Devi Temple is the offering of "Pongala" to the goddess, which is a special ritual where women offer a sweet dish made of rice, jaggery, coconut, and other ingredients to the goddess in earthen pots. The Pongala festival is celebrated annually in the month of February-March and is attended by thousands of devotees from all over India.

The temple is also famous for its Navaratri festival, which is celebrated annually in the month of September-October and is a 10-day long celebration. The festival is marked by elaborate processions, traditional music and dance performances, and colorful decorations. The highlight of the festival is the "Pallivetta" ceremony, in which the goddess is taken out in a procession on a golden chariot.

Chakkulathukavu Devi Temple is an important religious and cultural landmark in Kerala and is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in exploring the rich heritage and traditions of the state. The temple's unique rituals, divine mother deity, and cultural significance make it a one-of-a-kind temple in India.

Photo Gallery of Chakkulathukavu Devi Temple, Neerettupuram, in Alappuzha district of Kerala.

Chakkulathukavu Bhagavathy Temple is one of the most popular temples in this area of Kerala. Chakkulathukavu Pongala is the most popular festival of this temple in which lakhs of women devotees participate.

Chakkulathukavu Temple is located on the banks of River Pampa. Panthrandu Noyampu, Naree Pooja and Thrikarthika are the other major festivals celebrated at this temple.

Temple Tel : 0477-2213550, 2210999
PIN : 689571


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