Chettikulangara Devi Temple, Kerala

Chettikulangara Devi Temple happens to be one of the most popular and renowned temples in the state of Kerala, India. The predominant deity worshipped here is Shree Bhadrakali. The word Bhadra means good whereas Kali means goddess of time. The location of the temple is at Chettikulangara in the district of Alappuzha in Mavelikkara taluk. Bhadrakali is worshipped for attaining prosperity in life and salvation thereafter. Chettikulangara is also considered as the protector, creator, nature, power, destructor and Kundalini Shakti. The temple has 13 territories, also known as “Karas”. As far as income under the control of Travancore Devaswom Board is concerned, this temple ranks second only to Sabarimala. As per estimate, the temple has got an earning of over many a crore of rupees each and every year.

In the temple a number of festivals are celebrated, of which the important ones are Kumbha Bharani, Parayeduppu, Aswathy Ulsavam, Ethirelpu Ulsavam, etc. All these festivals are celebrated with great grandeur. The Chettikulangara Devi temple is amongst one of the favorite tourist spots for the travellers visiting Kerala and was built by Lord Parashuram. Numerous upadevathas are worshipped in the temple as well including Ganapathi, Reshas, Muhurthi, Balakan, Thevara Moorthy, Yakshini, etc. There is another great aspect to the Chettikulangara Devi Temple which is a mammoth oil lamp known as Kuthuvilakku composed of granite and thousand wicks. So anytime you make a visit to Kerala, do make sure to have this fantastic and gem of a temple in your must visit list without any exception.

Timings

Chettikulangara Devi Temple open at 05:00 AM to 11:00 AM and then 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

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