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Chengal Bhagavathi Temple Festival Near Kalady

Chengal Bhagavathi temple is located at Kanjoor Village, 3 km from Kalady, in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The 10-day annual festival is observed in such a manner that it ends on Uthram nakshatra in Meenam month with arattu.

Chengal Bhagavathi temple is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala.

The main deity worshipped in the temple is Goddess Karthyayani who is dressed up like a Kattala Stree (ferocious forest woman). She holds conch in one hand and an unknown weapon in another hand. The deity faces east.

The Upa Devatas in the temple are Shiva, Ganapathy, Sastha and Parambathu Bhagavathi.