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Maruppancode Devi Temple – Festival – Maruppancode Pooram

Maruppancode Devi Temple located at Andoorkonam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi or Devi. The annual festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Meena Masam (March – April) and is known as Maruppancode Pooram – it is associated with the Prathishta dinam in the temple.

The temple has got a traditional Nagar Kavu or Serpent grove. The shrine has a chathura sreekovil.

The annual festival is noted for melam, caparisoned elephant, traditional temple art forms and Tantric Shakteya pujas and rituals.

Malappuram Pattu, Ghoshayatra, Konnu Thottum Pattum, Urul and Purathezhunnallathu are the main rituals.

Pongala is another important event during the annual festival.