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Nethalloor Devi Temple – Festival – Timing

Nethalloor Devi temple is located at Nethalloor near Karukachal in Kottayam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The sankalpam and bhavam of Mother Goddess is that of Mahishasuramardini. The annual festival in the temple is held during Thrikarthika in Malayalam Vrischika Masam (November – December) and is famous as the Thrikarthika Maholsavam.

The murti of Nethalloor Bhagavathy is in standing posture and has four hands. The upa devatas worshiped in the temple are Ganapathy, Veerabhadran, Ayyappa (Villali veeran), Nagas, Rakshas, Yakshi and Shiva.

The temple has a chuttambalam, namaskara mandapam, shrines of upa devatas and kodi maram.

The annual festival in the temple is famous for traditional Shakteya pujas and tantric rituals. Caparisoned elephants, melam, traditional temple performing art forms of Kerala, and procession are part of the festivities. The festival concludes with the arattu ceremony.

Other important festivals observed in the temple are Navratri, Thiruvathira, Vishu and Thiruvonam.

Anpoli is an important ritual held in the temple.

Nethalloor Sri Bhagavathi Temple Timings
Morning darshan and puja timings are from 5:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Evening darshan and puja timings are from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM