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Kolathra Puthiya Bhagavathi Temple – Makara Chowa Festival

Kolathra Puthiya Bhagavathi temple is located near Manoor in Malappuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The annual Makara chowa festival is of great importance in the temple and is observed for three days. The main festival is on the last day (Makara Chovva).

This is a small shrine mainly consisting of chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. There are also small shrines of Upa Devatas in the temple compound.

Various rituals and pujas, panchavadyam, ezhunellippu, thayambaka, nadan pattukal and varavukal are part of the Makara chowa festival.

Makara Chovva is the first Tuesday in Makaram month.

The temple also observes Navratri and Thrikarthika festival.

Please note that in the same area there is another shrine known as Kolathra Bhagavathi temple.




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