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.
Attukal temple festival begins with traditional kappukettu and kudiyiruthu ceremonies
Devotees in front of the temple to watch the ceremony
The aarati arrives
Attukal temple festival began today with the traditional kappukettu and kudiyiruthu at 8.00am in the morning. Thousands of devotees filled the temple premises to watch the ceremony and accept the divine blessings of the goddess. Attukal pongala falls on March 5