Start Date: 20/02/2010 - 00:00
End Date: 20/02/2010 - 00:00
Classification of the festival-Cultural/ Religious.:
Entry restrictions exist (Religious restrictions / Entry pass).:
Details of access to the place
Nearest Railwaystations: Kottayam, about 10 km away.
Nearest Airports: Cochin International Airport, about 76 km from Kottayam.
Description of festival (Legends, History, Customs related with the festival, Highlights):
The Kumbhabharani festival, which falls on the bharani asterism in the Kumbham month of the Malayalam calendar, is a day of celebration in temples dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi.
Special rituals, ceremonial processions with ‘kumbamkudam’ are part of the festivities.
The ancient Manarcad Sree Bhagavathy temple, dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali, is an ideal place to watch the festivity in its full vigour. Some other festival rituals at the temple are ‘kalamkarikkal’, ‘karimguruthy’, ‘nadaguruthy’ and ‘adimayiruthal’.
Nearby tourist destination : Not at any Destination
Number of days of festival:1
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