Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Mystic air of Pongala

Attukal Devi temple this morning

Women lighting naranga vilakku

Come to Attukal Devi temple and you will inhale the mystic air of pongala, even though the holy rite is months ahead, and that's the divinity which lingers around this unique ritual, the Attukal Pongala is on March 7, 2012. Today being the first day of Malayalam month Thulam, the temple witnessed a moderate rush of devotees.