Call Our Travel Experts

Chettikulangara Bharani Festival

(Last Updated 01 Feb, 2023)

  • Dates :

    25/02/2023 - 25/02/2023

  • Location :

    Kerala


One of the famed celebrations of Kerala, Chettikulangara Bharani, is a religious festival that is celebrated at the Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathi Temple in the Alappuzha district. The annual colorful religious festival staged at the Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathi Temple in Alappuzha district is one of the famed festivals of the state. Thousands of devotees from across the country and from foreign soil also turn up for the festival. The time of the festival is even favorable for the tourists with the great climate and a flavor of celebration in the sky. The Chettikulangara Bharani is one of the famed celebrations of Kerala, with the center of attraction being Goddess Bhadrakali.

Description of Chettikulangara Bharani Festival

The festival commences with the colorful and brightly decorated parade of various structures where the taller and bigger ones are assumed as horses and the smaller ones as chariots. The majestic parade is the main attraction of the parade, with thousands turning up, making the occasion a time to remember forever. Another attraction of the celebration is the ritual of Kuthiyottam.

Significance of Chettikulangara Bharani Festival

Chettikulangara Bharani is an important festival of this temple dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The festival is held on the Bharani asterism in the month of Kumbham, according to the Malayalam calendar. The temple draws large crowds of devotees for this colorful festival.

The spectacular Kettukazcha procession is the major attraction of the event. Brightly decorated structures, the taller and bigger ones assumed as horses and smaller as chariots, make this ceremonious procession majestic.

Celebration of Chettikulangara Bharani Festival

The temple is also famous for the ritual Kuthiyottam. The procession of boys and girls dancing in a trance accompanied by the traditional drums, music, and glittering ornamental parasols makes the Chettikulangara Bharani an occasion to visit Kerala.

How to Reach Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathi Temple

The best way to get to the place is to take the railway route and get down at the Kayamkulam station, which lies 5 kilometers from the site.

When Chettikulangara Bharani Festival is Celebrated

The annual festival is held on the Bharani asterism in the month of Kumbham according to the Malayalam calendar, which corresponds to March in accordance with the Roman calendar. The festivals are famous for their colorful rituals of Kettukazhcha and Kuthiyottam. Therefore, the time is apt for the tourists to visit "God's own country" with the beautiful weather and a chance to be a part of the annual extravaganza.







All events & festivals in Kerala


QUICK CONTACT

* required field

  • Adults
    ( Age 13 above )
  • Children
    ( Age 2–12 )