Celebrated on the last Friday in the month
of Makaram (February first week). The rituals are performed strictly in
accordance with the traditional practice. I t is believed that the Devi
showers generous blessings on those who see the Mudiyettu Thalappoli
from beginning to end.
The main festival of Sree Kurumbakkavu
Bhagavati Temple is marked by “Filling of Para” at Devi Sannidhi by a
senior member of Chengamanad Thaliyil Mana. Women from far and near
flock to the temple in the evening to offer Ponkala
A fully adorned Devi gives Darsanam to
devotees in the Midhuna Lagna on Makam Star in the month of Kumbha. It
is believed that all sins whether committed intentionally or
unintentionally will be removed by Devi’s Darsanam.
In commemoration of the ‘Kalasham’ held in
connection with renovation of the temple, BRAHMAKALASHABHISHEKAM is held
every year on the 3rd of May. The rituals are performed according to
tantrik rites under the leadership of Vezhapparambu Krishnan Nambuthiri.
SRIMAD BHAGAVATA SAPTAHA
Devotional readings on Bhagavan’s
incarnations such as Varahavatharam, Narasimhavatharam, Vamanavatharam,
Sri Krishnavatharam, Rukminiswayamvaram and Kapilopadesham which extends
to a period of seven days. The Saptaha, attended by thousands of
devotees is held every year in the last week of September. Everyday
devotees offer food materials at Saptaha Mandapa for Annadaanam at noon.
The Navaratri Sangeetolsavam, already well
known as “Poickkattussery Sangeetholsavam,” attracts talented and
renowned artistes inside and outside Kerala. The recitals follow the
style of keerthanas and ragas performed at Thiruvananthapuram
Theerthpada Mandapam during Navaratri festival.
On the day of Vjaya Dashami, after ‘Pooja Eduppu’, Vidyarambham is held
at the Navaratri Mandapam where the first letters are written on the
tongues of children who are brought from far and near.
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