ATTUKAL PONGALA FESTIVAL

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  1. About attukal pongala festival

    Attukal Pongala is a famous festival celebrated in the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Trivandrum, which involves the participation of millions of women folk. The famous Pongala offering takes place on the 9th day of the 10-day festival. On this day, millions of women gather in the premises of the temple and all vacant spaces of its entire 5 km radius area. With an earthen pot placed over a temporary hearth made of bricks, they simultaneously prepare a sweet dish called Pongala to offer the goddess and seek her blessings. Rituals like Kuthiyottam, dances, music, cultural programs and religious processions are part of this grand festival.

  2. Name of Fair

    ATTUKAL PONGALA FESTIVAL

    Entry Fees

    Visiting hours

    06:00-00:00

    Address

    Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Trivandrum

    Do and Don't

    It is a festival exclusively or women

    Additional Informations

    It is world’s largest festival of women and had found its place in Guinness Book of World Records in 2009 when 2.5 million women devotees participated in the festival .

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