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Aryanad Chempakamangalam Devi Temple Festival

Aryanad Chempakamangalam Devi temple is located at Tholoor near Aryanad in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali with a sankalpam also of Durga Devi. The annual festival in the temple is famous as Kaliyoottu Utsavam and is observed from Karthika nakshatra in Makaram month for ten days.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Shiva, Goddess Durga and Bhagavan Sri Krishna.

For the annual festival the temple is decorated beautifully. Rows of lamps are lit all around in temple at night. The annual festival is also famous for procession and fireworks. Traditional temple folk art forms and rituals of the region are part of the festival.

This is a typical Kerala temple with a beautiful sanctum sanctorum including chuttambalam.

The shrine also observes Navratri and Thrikarthika.