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Nedumangad Ammankoda – Sri Muthumariamman Temple Kodai and Kuthiyottam

Nedumangad Ammankoda is the popular festival observed at Sri Muthumariamman Temple located at Nedumangad in Thiruvanthapuram District in Kerala. The annual utsavam or festival is famous for kodai and kuthiyottam. It is annually held in Malayalam Kumbham month. Sri Muthumariamman Temple Kodai and Kuthiyottam 2016 date is March 8.

The annual festival is noted for various rituals and offerings.

Thousands of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.

Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period. Caparisoned elephants, fireworks and melam are the other highlights of the annual festival.

The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

The festival ends with arattu.