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Maruthamonpally Puthatt Bhagavathi Temple Festival

Maruthamonpally Puthatt Bhagavathi Temple is located at Maruthamonpally near Kottarakkara in Kollam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual festival is held on Revathi nakshatra in Kumbha Masam (February – March).

The temple has a square sanctum sanctorum – chathura sreekovil and shrines of upa devatas. The upa devatas include Shiva, Ganapathy and Sastha.

The temple observes the annual pongala festival. The annual festival is famous for various rituals, pujas and Kerala temple performing arts.

Tying of cradle on a tree in the temple is a unique ritual here.

The temple also observes Navratri and Vidyarambham and the annual Thrikarthika festival in Dhanu Masam.