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Nalukulangara Maha Devi Temple – Information – Festival

Nalukulangara Maha Devi temple is located at Thuravoor in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali and the temple is also known as Parayakad Nalukulangara Maha Devi temple. The deity is lovingly and devotionally referred to as Nalukulangara Amma. The annual festival in the temple is held on the Makam and Pooram nakshatram in Makaram month (January – February).

The 8-day annual festival begins on the Rohini nakshatra and concludes on Pooram nakshatra in Makaram month.

The Upa Devatas or subsidiary deities worshipped in the temple are Ganpati, Shiva, Subrahmanya and Veerabhadra.

The annual festival in the temple is noted for traditional Kerala music and temple folk arts. Caparisoned elephants carry the thidambu of various deities during the festival.