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Karad Vaira Mahakali Kavu Temple – Makara Chowa Festival

Karad Vaira Mahakali Kavu temple (വൈരമഹാകാളി ) is located near Vazhayur in Kozhikode district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The annual Makara Chowa festival is of great significance in the temple.

Makara Chovva is the first Tuesday in Makaram month and is of great significance in many temples in Kerala. Various rituals and pujas are performed on the day.

Karad Vaira Maha Kali Kavu is an ancient temple of Kerala. Sarpa Bali and Mahaguruthi are performed in Edava Masam.

Navratri is yet another important festival in the temple. The shrine is famous in the region for ezhuthiniruthu or Vijayadashami. Thrikarthika is another important date in the temple.




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