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Palliyara Devi Temple Festival – Kodumon Chilanthiyambalam

Palliyara Devi Temple is famous among devotees as the Kodumon Chilanthi Ambalam – a placed sanctified by the presence of spiders. Palliyara Devi temple annual festival is observed on Thrikarthika in Vrischikam month.

The temple witnesses rituals associated with Durga temple during the festival. Ezhunnallathu is held during the festival.

The main deity worshipped in the temple is Goddess Durga who faces west. The Upa Devatas in the temple are Shiva and Rakshas.

The sreekovil of the temple is filled with spiders and spider web. Malar Naivedyam is offered here to overcome difficulties associated with spider poison.

Palliyara Sree Bhagavathy Temple is located about 10 kms from Adoor and 11 kms from Pathanamthitta.