A blog on Attukal Pongala now featuring Attukal Pongala 2016
More than three million women gather here to offer pongala to Attukal Amma the Hindu goddess making it the largest gathering of women on earth. News reports, photos and videos of Attukal Pongala.
Sunday, February 1, 2009
Velkavadi offered as part of the temple festival of
Panathur Subramanian Temple, Trivandrum
Kavadi is the main offering given to Lord Subramania. there are different types of kavadi. Vel kavadi, Parava kavadi, Agni kavadi, Poo kavadi etc. depending upon how the kavadi is performed. In Vel kavadi small vels (tiny pointed spears) were pierced into the flesh of the person who is performing the kavadi.
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