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Puthoor Cheriyil Devi Temple – Festival

Puthoor Cherumangad Cheriyil Devi temple is located at Puthoor in Kollam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi or Devi. The annual festival at Puthoor Cheriyil Devi temple is observed on the Thiruvathira nakshatra day in Kumbha Masam and is famous as Kumbha Thiruvathira.

This is a traditional Kerala style temple with a nalambalam, chathura sreekovil, upa devata shrines and namaskara mandapam.

The annual festival in the temple is famous for various Bhagavathi temple rituals in the region including melam, ezhunellippu, Kuthira, and traditional performing art forms of Kerala.

The shrine also observes Ramayana Masam, Navratri, Mandalakalam and Thiruvathira festivals.