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Chakkulathukavu Temple

Chakkulathukavu Temple or Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathy Temple is one of the most famous temple dedicated to Goddess Durga in Alleppey in Kerala State of India. Goddess Durga is one of the most popular deities in the temples of Kerala State. The temple is situated in the border of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha Districts. It is 12 Km westward from the town of Thiruvalla in Neerattupuram Junction. The famous rivers of Pampa and Manimala flow on either side of the temple.

Festivals in Chakkulathukavu Temple

Many festivals are celebrated in the temple in which the main one is Pongala.

  • Pongala– This is one of the most important and famous festival of this temple . Lakhs of women devotees gather around the temple as early as even one week before the function and its astonishing that they stannd in a queue which goes on a surprising length of 20 km.
  • Naree Pooja
  • The First Friday– The first Friday of every Malayalam month marks a spiritually significant day for the Temple. Devotees who observe rigorous fasting and penance reach the shrine on this day.
  • Thrikkarthika-Thrikkarthika that falls on the Malayalam month of Vrischika is an important day of the Temple. This day became famous after a surprising incident that took place in 1851.
  • Kalamezhuthu– This ritual has both the influence as well as tremendous mental sense of awakening.The divine of the goddess is drawn in an elaborate size using differently coloured poweders.
  • Nirapara

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How to Reach Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathy Temple

Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathy Temple is located at the border of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha Districts. It is 12 Km westward from the town of Thiruvalla in Neerattupuram Junction. The famous rivers of Pampa and Manimala flow on either side of the temple.

By Air– Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport about 115 Km away. Trivandrum Airport is about 129 Km from Here.

By TrainKottayam Railway Station is located about 38 Km from here while Changanassery Railway Station is about 16 Km from here. Devotees coming from Ernakulam side by train should get down at Thiruvalla, from there are regular bus services to Chakkulathukavu.

By Road– From Thiruvalla one can reach here in 15 minutes drive by car, KSRTC buses ply evey 10 minutes from thiruvalla to Chakkulathukavu.Alleppey is well connected well with roads and Backwaters.Form Thiruvalla one can reach here by auto or KSRTC buses and it takes just 15- 20 minutes to reach here.

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