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Kanippayyur Annamkulangara Bhagavathi Temple – Festival

Annamkulangara Bhagavathi temple is located at Annamkulangara near Kanippayyur in Thrissur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. The annual festival in the temple is observed from the Makara Bharani day. The Annamkulangara pooram is held on the Pooram nakshatra.

The sankalpam of Devi worshipped in the temple is that of Annapoorneshwari. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple include Ganapathy, Shiva, Ayyappa, and Bhadrakali.

The 10-day festival which begins on Bharani day is famous for caparisoned elephants, melam, temple folk arts and other rituals. The highlight of the festival is the Panchavadyam conducted as part of Manakkale varavu.

This is a small shrine which has all the essential elements associated with Kerala Bhagavathy temples include sreekovil, chuttambalam and a pond.

Apart from the annual festival the temple also observes Navratri, Thrikarthika in Vrischika Masam and Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam.

Annamkulangara Bhagavathi Temple Darshan timings

The temple is open in the morning hours from 5:30 AM to 10:00 AM
The shrine is open in the evening hours from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM