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Vadakkadathukavu Devi Temple – Adoor – Festival

Vadakkadathukavu Devi temple is located at Vadakkadathukavu near Adoor in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual Thrikarthika festival in Malayalam Vrischika Masam (November – December) is of great importance in the temple.

This is a typical Kerala style temple with a chathura sreekovil. The temple has a chuttambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas.

The annual festival in the temple is famous for famous for traditional Shakteya tantric pujas and rituals. Kuthira, melam, traditional temple performing art forms of Kerala, floats representing character and incidents from Hindu scriptures and procession are part of the festivities. The festival concludes with the arattu ceremony.