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.
One of the main attractions of the Attukal Temple festival is the Theruvilakku or Kettuvilakku. A chariot like structure is made of wood and decorated with paper, silver and golden linings in which an idol of the Goddess Bhadrakali is taken out to th streets in procession. The procession which is accompanied by chendamelam ends at the temple.