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Kanda Kurumba Kavu Temple Festival

Kanda Kurumba Kavu temple is located at Ezhava Thuruthil on the Ponnani – Edappal road in Malappuram district. Makara Chowa festival in the temple in 2021 is on January 19. Kanda Kurumba Kavu Temple festival 2021 date in Meenam month is March 15 to March 26. Thula Sankramana puja is on October 17, 2021.

During the Makara Chowa festival in January Kalakali, Thira and Pootan are observed. During the 12-day Meenam month festival there is the famous Pavakoothu thalappoli.

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The main murti in the sanctum sanctorum is Kannadi Shila Pratishta = mirror type. It is believed that the Goddess worshipped here is the sister of Kodungallur Bhagavathy. There is no upa devata in the temple. The temples Bhadra Kulangara Bhagavathi and Thoniyaparambu Bhagavathy on the banks of Bharathapuzha river are considered to be the sister of Kanda Kurumba Kavu Bhagavathy.

The temple belongs to Thirumalasheri Namboothiri.

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