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Ayilyam Festival at Thali Temple in Angadipuram in Kerala – Angadipuram Thali Mahadeva Temple Ayilyam Nakshatram Rituals

Ayilyam Nakshatra or birth star in Kanni Masam, as per Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala, is of great significance at Thali Temple in Angadipuram, which has a sacred place designated for Nagas or Serpents. On this day, special rituals and pujas dedicated to Nagaraja and Nagayakshi are performed. Thali Mahadeva Temple is at Angadipuram in Kerala. Ayilyam Festival at Thali Temple in 2024 is September 28.

The offerings made on the day include Noorum Palum and Kadalipazham. Special nagapooja are performed at the special place dedicated to Sarpa or Nagas here.

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 Malappuram and Kozhikode to offer prayers at the temple.