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Kodungallur Temple Thalappoli Festival In 2024

Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple at Kodungalloor in Thrissur District in Kerala is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. This is the most popular Shakti shrine in Kerala. The Thalappoli festival in the temple is observed during the Makar Sankranti period. Kodungallur Temple Thalappoli Festival 2024 date is January 15 to January 18.

Thalappoli is a unique ritual in Kerala. In the ritual, women and young girls carry thalam (plate) in their hands. Thalam is filled with rice, flowers and a lighted lamp. It is a symbol of prosperity.

In some temples, only unmarried girls are allowed to take Thalappoli.

The temple is decorated with plantain, tender coconut, coconut leaves and lamps for the occasion.

The annual Pooram festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Meena Masam.