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Shanghumugham Devi Temple Festival

Shanghumugham Devi temple is located at Shankumugham Beach in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Shanghumugham Devi temple festival 2021 date is March 10 to March 19. The Pallivetta is on March 18. The 10-day annual festival in the temple is observed in such a manner that the Pallivetta takes place on Bharani nakshatra in Meenam month.

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga who faces east. The temple is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala. It is believed that the temple Azhiyoor mentioned in the Durga kshetra stotra namavali is this. The murti worshipped in the temple was consecrated by Parashurama.

There are no Upa Devatas in the temple.

It is believed that the temple belonged to Kuvakkarapotti who was part of the Ettara Yogam in Travancore kingdom.

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