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Kerala gears up for Attukal Pongala festival

Published on Feb 24, 2024 02:31 PM IST
  • Attukal Pongala is one of the largest gatherings of women for a religious purpose in the world, held annually in Thiruvananthapuram.
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Attukal Pongala is a significant festival in Kerala, where women gather to cook a special dish called "pongala" as an offering to the goddess Attukalamma. It celebrated annually at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala,(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 24, 2024 02:31 PM IST

Attukal Pongala is a significant festival in Kerala, where women gather to cook a special dish called "pongala" as an offering to the goddess Attukalamma. It celebrated annually at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala,(PTI)

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Children perform the 'Kuthiyottam' ritual at the Attukal Bhagavathy temple, ahead of the Attukal Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 24, 2024 02:31 PM IST

Children perform the 'Kuthiyottam' ritual at the Attukal Bhagavathy temple, ahead of the Attukal Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)

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Devotees offer 'Naranga Vilakku' at the Attukaldevi temple ahead of the Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 24, 2024 02:31 PM IST

Devotees offer 'Naranga Vilakku' at the Attukaldevi temple ahead of the Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)

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A  clay pot vendor waits for customers ahead of the Attukal Pongala in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A  clay pot vendor waits for customers ahead of the Attukal Pongala in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)

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Devotees wait for ‘darshan’ at the Attukal Devi Temple ahead of Attukal Pongala Festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees wait for ‘darshan’ at the Attukal Devi Temple ahead of Attukal Pongala Festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)

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Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan offers prayers at the Attukaldevi temple ahead of the Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 24, 2024 02:31 PM IST

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan offers prayers at the Attukaldevi temple ahead of the Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)

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