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Othera Padayani – Othera Puthukulangara Devi Temple Patayani Festival



The ten-day long Patayani festival observed in Othera Puthukulangara Devi Temple attracts thousands of Padayani enthusiasts. The festival is organized annually from the Thiruvathira Nakshatra in Kumbham month to Thiruvathira in Meena month. Puthukulangara Devi Temple Patayani Festival 2017 date is March 7 to April 3.

The patayani performed for the first 18 days are known as Choottu Padayani.

The main attraction during the Padayani is the Chattathekkolam. 1001 areca nut leaves are used in this Kolam and it is carried around the temple.

Padayani, also referred as Padeni, is performed in honor of Goddess Bhadrakali in important Devi Temples in Central Kerala.

Othera Puthukulangara Devi Temple is located around 5 km from Chengannur.