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Thrikkaipatta Kottayil Bhagavathi Temple – Festival

Thrikkaipatta Kottayil Bhagavathi temple is located near Puthurvayal - Thrikkaipatta in Wayanad district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual Chuttuvilakku festival in the temple is held on Atham nakshatra in Meena Masam.

The shrine is located atop a mountain. There is also a Vana Durga temple nearby. This is a small hill shrine. Thousands of devotees trek to the mountain during March - April month to participate in the annual festival.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil with a shila murti of Bhagavathi. The shrine deity worshipped in the shrine is very old. The temple structures are comparatively very new. There are shrines of upa devatas here.

The annual festival is famous for offering coconut. Tantric pujas and rituals are part of the annual occasion.