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 fumes from the pongala stoves (aduppu) and the devotion to goddess has made the city of Thiruvananthapuram to a yagasala. The massive ritual that evokes a sense of unity, eternal feelings love and care has made the urban habitat to a village that thrives in its pristine values of goodness and hospitatlity.