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Ayroor Puthiyakavu Devi Temple In Pathanamthitta - Deity - Importance - Festival

Ayroor Puthiyakavu Devi temple is located at Ayroor village, around 11 km east of Aranmula in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. There are two important festivals in the temple the first is a 10-day festival which ends on the Bharani Nakshatra day in Makaram month. The Kettukazhcha is observed on Revathi nakshatra day in Kumbham month.

The Kettukazhcha and festival is organized by the 14 karas of Ayroor and Cherukolpuzha village.

The main deity worshipped in the shrine is Goddess Bhadrakali. The pratishta here is peedam.

The Thiruvabharanam procession that goes Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple annually from Pandalam palace halts for a day at the temple while going and returning.

The upa devatas are Ganapathy, Mayayakshi and Rakshasas.

The temple is associated with the Cherukolpuzha Hindu Matha Convention.




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