Attukal Pongala Festival held at the famous
Attukal Bhgavathy Temple in , Kerala, is famous around the world for the participation of more than two million women. Guinness World Records have certified it as the largest annual gathering of women in the world. In 2012, the date of Attukal Pongala is March 7. For the first time there will be live streaming of Pongala ritual from 10:00 hrs on the official website of the temple. Trivandrum
The Attukal Pongala ritual comprises preparing ‘prasad’ for the deity. Women cook rice and jaggery in earthen pots and they offer it to the goddess, an incarnation of Shakti.
You can watch Attukal Pongala live online:
Time of live webcast : 7-03-2012, Saturday Morning 10.00 am to 12.00 PM and Noon 1:00 pm to 3.30 pm.
Attukal Pongala will also be live on all the important Malayalam Channels like Asianet, Amrita, Kairali etc from 10:00 Am (Indian Standard Time). Doordarshan Malayalam, the official channel of the Government of India, will also be airing the Pongal ritual live.
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