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 annual festival of Manacaud Sastha Temple began today with the traditional kodiyettu. Manacaud Sasthavu is considered as the younger brother of Attukal Bhagavathy. The kuthiyottam and the procession that marks the finale of Attukal Temple festival ends at Manacaud Sastha Temple. The goddess spends some time with her brother and returns to her abode every year accompanied by the kuthiyottam.