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Thiruvambady Elanjikkal Devi Temple – Festival

Thiruvambady Elanjikkal Devi temple is located on the Thiruvambady – Kodenchery Road at Elanjikkal in Kozhikode district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Devi or Bhagavathy. The annual Kumbha Bharani is the most important festival here.

This is a typical Kerala style temple with chatura sreekovil, namaskara mandapam, shrines of upa devatas and kodimaram or dwajasthambam (flag pole). The shrine is maintained by organization affiliated to Sri Narayana Guru.

The thidambu of Bhagavathi is taken atop the head of the priest during important rituals.

The temple premise is decorated beautifully with lamps on the occasion of the temple festival. The deity is taken around atop specially decorated vehicle. Kerala temple performing arts and melam are part of the annual festival.