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.
The motive of every pilgrimage is to seek blessings from the almighty, the pilgrims progress rests on the strength of his/her dedication and devotion. Offerings and rituals are inevitable parts of pilgrimage, which take the pilgrim close to the divine power. Pongala is a holy union of panchabhootha that links the ethereal to the mundane in a simple ritual form, it makes you free from the rigorous discipline of thapas , that's why millions take part in it, particularly women.