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Moovottukonam Bhadrakali Temple – Festival

Moovottukonam Bhadrakali temple is located at Moovottukonam in Kanyakumari district, Kerala. The annual festival in the temple begins on Meena Bharani day in Malayalam Meenam month. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali.

This is a beautiful colorful temple that one sees across Tamil Nadu. The temple has a colorful square sanctum sanctorum. The walls and the roof are decorated with sculptures. There are shrines of upa devatas.

The annual festival is famous for a unique ritual seen in Bhadrakali temples in Thiruvananthapuram region. Huge crown of Bhagavathy is taken by the priest

Thookam is another important festival ritual in the temple.