Karikkakom Pongala Date is 28th march 2018 at Karikkakom Sree Chamundi Devi Temple
28th march 2018 is Karikkakom Pongala Date
The annual Karikkakom pongala date in the Makam Nakshatram in Meenam month of malayalam calender. 2018 date for ponkala festival at karikkakam sree chamundi temple is on wednesday, 28th march. This is another popular ponkala festival at trivandrum district after aattukal ponkala, which already passed on 3rd march. Green protocol will be the highlight of 2018 Karikkakom ponkala, this time we can witness eco friendly ponkala festival. Karikkakom devi temple pongala festival will be held from 22nd March 2018 to 28 March 2018. chamundi devi is worshiped here in three different forms maha chamundi, raktha chamundi, and bala chamundi.
Major festivals at Karikkakom Sree Chamundi Devi Temple
Along with pongala, the following events are celebrating at this devi temple. Mandala Vratham, this festival is in connection with annual festival event at sabarimala temple. Vinayaka Chathurthi celebrations happening at this temple, there will be special Pooja to the Lord Ganapathy on the same day. Pooja Vaypu, it’s happening druing the Dussera festival (Saraswathy Pooja and Vidyarambham). Sivarathri, Karthika Deepam, Ayilya Pooja, Aiswarya Pooja, Shasta Pratishta Dinam, Vishu Kani also being celebrated here. Trivandrum is the nearest railway station, public and private transport services available to reach this temple.
rice cooked with jaggery, ghee, coconut as well as other ingredients are in the ponkala nivedyam. every year record numbers of devotees participating in the ponkala festival. During this period idol of Devi is carried out in a golden chariot around the temple on the day before Pongala and thousands of devotees gather to witness it. Karikkakom is just 7 km from Thiruvananthapuram city and during the ponkala festival ksrtc will run more services. Live coverage of ponkala can be watch through Amrita television and other malayalam channels.
Karikkakom Sree Chamundi Temple Contact Numbers and Address
Karikkakom, Beach PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Pin Code – 695007
04712500989 (Temple) 04712507671 (Office)
Email Id – karikkakomdevitemple(at)gmail.com