Makara Chowa Festival at Chencheri Bhagavathy Temple at Palayoor in Kerala

Chencheri  Bhagavathy Temple is located at Palayoor near Chavakad in Kerala. The annual Makara Chowa is an important and auspicious date in the temple. Various rituals are held here on the day. Chencheri  Bhagavathy Temple Makara Chowa festival 2016 date is January 19.

Makara Chowa is observed on the first Tuesday of Makaram month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Kerala.

Numerous temples observe various rituals on the day.

Special rituals like Para, sheeveli etc are held on the day. Theyyam, Thira and Kavadi are part of the festival.

The temple is decorated traditionally during the period.