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Konni Madathil Kavu Devi Temple – Festival - Pava Ezhunnallathu

Konni Madathil Kavu Devi temple is located at Konni in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. Child form of Goddess Bhagavathy is worshipped in the temple. The annual festival in the temple is held on Pooram nakshatra in Meena masam (March – April).

A rare and unique ritual in the temple is pava ezhunellippu – procession with colorful dolls. As child form of Devi is worshipped in the temple devotees make the offering of dolls.

Couples who are have trouble in having children offer dolls to the shrine to find a solution. Dolls made of wood, silver etc are offered to the Goddess.

The annual festival is famous for ezhunellippu of Bhagavathi, caparisoned elephants, temple performing art forms of Kerala and melam.

The temple observes various other festivals and rituals including Navratri, pongala, vinayaka chaturthi and thrikarthika.

This is a typical Kerala style temple with nalambalam, namaskara mandapam, chathura sreekovil and shrines of upa devatas. The upa devatas worshipped here include Ganapathy.

Jeevitha ezhunnallathu is performed in the temple.