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Elikkattoor Mahadevi Temple – Festival

Elikkattoor Mahadevi temple is located at Elikkattor near Punalur in Kollam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The annual festival in the temple is observed on the Bharani nakshatra day in Kumbha Masam (February – March) – Kumbha Bharani

Bhagavathy is here worshipped chathura vatta sreekovil. There are also shrines of upa devatas in the temple.

The annual festival is noted for Tantric pujas, dhara, pushpanjali and other rituals. Traditional performing arts and procession are part of the festival.

The shrine observes Pongala ritual too.

Navratri and Thrikarthika are the other important festivals in the temple.