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Edamuttam Palapetty Bhagavathy Temple – Festival

Edamuttam Palapetty Bhagavathy temple is located at Edamuttam in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Devi or Bhagavathy. This an ancient shrine part of the pathinettara kavu (18.5 temples) of erstwhile Kochi kingdom. The deity is lovingly called Palappetty Amma. The temple observes the annual Kumbha Bharani festival and Aswathy Vela.

The sankalpam of Bhagavathy is that of Goddess Bhadrakali. This is a small temple but with a long history. Bhagavathy is worshipped in a Chathura sreekovil. There are upa devata shrines here. The temple is spread across a vast area of land.

The temple has a separate kothumadam for conducting the annual Tholpavakoothu.

The annual festival is famous for ezhunnallathu, caparisoned elephants, procession, various types of melam and Kerala temple folk art forms.

Kalam pattu ritual is held in Vrischika Masam.

Apart from the annual festival, the temple also observes prathishta dinam, Ramayana masam, Navratri, Mandalakalam and Thrikarthika festival.