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Amongst the various largely celebrated festivals of Kerala, the festival of Attukal Pongala is celebrated in the temple of Attukal Bhagavathy, a noted pilgrim centre in Kerala. The Attukal Bhagavathy is one of the ancient temples of southern India, widely known as Sabarimala (pilgrim) of the Women. This temple is located at Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala in India.

The Pongala Mahotsavam is the most famous as well as significant of the festivals of Kerala which is held at Attukal Bhagavathy. Attukal Pongala is a very special and auspicious event that is celebrated in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The Pongala is celebrated for ten days at Attukal temple, from Karthika, star of the Malayalam month, which falls in the month of March and April. The festival begins on the Karthika star with the traditional Kappukettu and Kudiyirithu ceremony, the idol of Devi, is embellished with Kappu (Bangles). The 9th day of the festival is the major attraction, The Attukal Pongala day and the festival will conclude with the Kuruthitharpanam at 10th day night.

On the ninth day of the festival large gathering of women offers Pongala ( rice cooked in milk and jaggery) to the goddess. Women with Pongala pots and other requirements like rice and jaggery, gathers in large numbers from in and around the state to take part in what is regarded as one of the biggest Kerala festivals.

People across the globe comes as spectators and be the part of Pongala Attukal Festivals of Kerala on their South India Tour. This temple boats of the largest union of women and has also made a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. To make your Kerala Tour more enthralling do visit Kerala during the Attukal festival.
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