2016 Kumbha Bharani, also known as Bharani Utsavam, is a popular festival of Kerala celebrated on the Malayalam month of Kumbham (Februar...
2016 Kumbha Bharani, also known as Bharani Utsavam, is a popular festival of Kerala celebrated on the Malayalam month of Kumbham (February – March) every year. Kumbha Bharani Festival is a one day festival celebrated mainly on all Bhagavathy Temples in Kerala. Several traditional folk art forms of Kerala are held as part of the festival. Some of them include Kolkali, Padayani, Ammankudam and whole night Kathakali performance. Kuthiyottam, Kettukazha and Kuthiras (huge decorated forms of temple cars) are other major tourist attractions of this Kerala festival. This year, Kumbha Bharani 2018 Festival date is on 22 Feruary.
Kumbha Bharani at Chettikulangara Temple
The 1200 year old Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple celebrates Kumbha Bharani Festival with much religious importance. Chettikulangara Devi Temple is situated 7 km from Kayamkulam, in Alappuzha district of Kerala. People irrespective of religion as well as tourists attend to watch this popular mega event.
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