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Ayilyam Festival at Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple

Ayilyam Nakshatra in Kanni Masam is of great significance at Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, which has a place designated for Nagas or Serpents. On this day, special rituals and pujas dedicated to Nagaraja and Nagayakshi are performed. The shrine is located at East Fort in Trivandrum. Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple Ayilyam festival 2024 is on September 28.

The offerings made on the day include Noorum Palum and Kadalipazham.

It is considered highly auspicious to offer prayers to Nagas or Snakes on the day. It is believed that people get relief from Naga Doshas by performing pujas on the day.

Thousands of devotees arrive from various parts of Trivandrum to offer prayers at the temple.