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Maruthorvattom Devi Temple – Festival

Maruthorvattom Devi temple is located at Maruthorvattom near Cherthala in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy or Devi. Meena Bharani, which falls on Bharani nakshatra day in Meena Masam (March – April), is the most important festival in the temple.

This is a small temple consisting mainly of a chathura sreekovil. There are shrines of upa devatas.

The annual festival is noted for unique pujas and rituals that are associated with Bhagavathi temples in this region of Alappuzha. Ezhunnallathu, procession, melam and performing art forms of Kerala temples are part of the festival.

Thrikarthika and Navratri are observed in the temple.