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Pachalloor Chudukadu Bhadrakali Devi Temple – Festival

Pachalloor Chudukadu Bhadrakali Devi temple is located at Pachalloor near Thiruvallam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The annual festival in the temple is observed on Kumbha Bharani day in Kumbha Masam.

The temple has a pond, nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas.

The temple has a small grove attached to it and Nagas or serpent deities are worshipped here.

The annual festival in the temple is famous for Ottam (known as Thookkam in other places). Various colorful floats and characters from Hindu scriptures are part of the annual festival. Colorful procession, melam and temple art forms is held during the festival period.

The shrine has three huge banyan trees in the temple compound.

All the important days in an year associated with Goddess Bhadrakali including Navratri and Thrikarthika festival are observed in the shrine.