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Paravur Puthiyakavu Devi Temple – Festival

Paravur Puthiyakavu Devi Temple, also known as Paravur Thekkumbhagam Puthiyakavu Devaswom, is located on the Kappil Varkala road near Paravur in Kollam district, Kerala. The 6-day annual festival in temple concludes on Kumbha Bharani day.

The temple has two sreekovil – one dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali and one dedicated to Goddess Durga.

This is the ancestral temple of Valiyaveedu Kudumbam and has a history of more than 500 years.

Villinmel Thookkam is an important event during the Bharani festival held in Kumbha Masam (February – March).