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Kathikudam Karimpanakkavu Temple – Festival

Kathikudam Karimpanakkavu temple is located at Kathikudam in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Bhagavathy or Devi. The annual festival in the temple is observed on Meena Bharani day in Meenam month (March – April).

The sankalpam of Bhagavathy here is that of Goddess Bhadrakali.

This is a typical Kerala style traditional temple with nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas. The shrine has a chathura sreekovil.

The annual festival begins with kodiyettam. Traditional temple performing art forms, Shakti temple pujas and rituals and procession are part of the annual festivities. The festival concludes with Arattu procession with melam and caparisoned elephants.