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Marattil Kottaram Vadakke Cheruvaram Bhagavathy Temple Thalappoli

Marattil Kottaram Vadakke Cheruvaram Bhagavathy Temple is located in Ernakulam in Kerala. The shrine is around 9 km from Ernakulam Junction Railway Station. The annual Thalappoli festival in the temple is observed in Kumbham month. Marattil Kottaram Bhagavathy Temple Thalappoli Festival 2016 date is February 20. Marattil Kottaram Thekke Cheruvaram Thalapoli is on February 21.

Thalappoli is a unique feature of temple festival in Kerala. Girls, unmarried women and married women carry lighted lamps and move in a procession to the temple. It is performed for peace and prosperity.

Hundreds of people arrive to witness the festival which is also famous for processions.

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and is an important Shakti Shrine in the region.