Attukal Pongala 2022 Festival Calendar

This year Attukal Pongala 2022date is on 17 February. The festival popular across the world as a “Women’s Festival” is celebrated at Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The main ritual of the festival is Pongala offering by women to Goddess Attukal Amma – an incarnation of Goddess Parvati.

Attukal Ponkala is a 10 days long festival which commences on the Karthika naksthatra in the Malayalam month of Makaram - Kumbham (February - March). Kappukettu ceremony marks the beginining of the fesival - the story of Goddess Kannaki is rendered in a musical form. The Pongala offering is on the 9th day. Kuruthi Tharppanam (Sacrificial offering) marks the conclution of the festival on the final day.

Attukal Pongala 2022 Festival Dates Calendar

9 February 2022- 1st Day

10.50 AM - Kappukettu & Kudiyiruthu

11 February 2022 - 3rd Day

8:30 AM - Beginning of the penance for boys who participate in the Kuthiyottam offering

17 February 2022 - 9th Day 

10:50 AM - Lighting of the Pongala Hearths
1.20 PM - Sancitification of Pongala
7:30 PM - Kuthiyottam Chooralkuthu
10.30 PM - The procession of Goddess Attukal Amma

18 February 2022 - 10th Day

9:45 PM - Kappu Azhippu and Kudiyilakkal
1:0 AM - Kuruthi Tharppanam

Attukal Pongala Festival in Kerala


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