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Alisserry Bhagavathy Temple – Festival

Alisserry Bhagavathy temple is located at Alisserry near Vellakkinar in Alappuzha district, Kerala. This ancient shrine is dedicated to Mother Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual festival in the temple coincides with the famous Kumbha Bharani festival observed in Kumbha Masam (February – March).

The temple has a chathura sreekovil with a big nalambalam, namaskara mandapam, kodimaram, shrines of upa devatas and other important temple structures.

Navratri, Ayilyam, Skanda Sashti and Thiruvathira are observed in the temple.

The annual Kumbha Bharani in the festival is noted for Tantric pujas and rituals, ezhunnallathu, melam, caparisoned elephants, and traditional performing arts of Kerala.