Panachikkad navarathri festival – famous for initiation of arts and education
Beginning of education and art forms Panachikkad navarathri festival at saraswathy temple
A place to worship goddess saraswathy in bushy area and the idol is not visible such a holy location in kottayam is famous for the initiation of education the place id commonly known as panachikkadu mookambika or it is called dakshina mookambika. image of the deity is not clearly visible it covered of leaves and shrubs,a spring water flow is present here it touches the feet of devi,the water of this flow never dries and this water is used in pooja requirements.the installation of brahmarakshas is more powerful and it host under ilanji and ezhilam pala. panachikkad navarathri festival has got the world attention by its specialty.
Panachikkad saraswathy devi temple sitauated from kottayam with a distance of 11 km,worshiped to goddess saraswathy,the temple is popular by the name dakkshina mookambika. panachikkad saraswathy temple located in a forest manner and deity posted in open air.ganapati, siva, Sasthavu and Yakshi are sub deities present here.there is a small village in between changancherry and kottayam road,4 kilometers traveling east from this place and hence we can reach the temple.there are lot of people coming from all over India during navarathri festival to initiation of art forms and child to education.
vidyrambham process in Kerala usually held on malayalam month kanni. ten day long festival also known as navarathri festival which is usually the initiation process of education, arts and other folk dances, music etc. panachikkad navarathri festival famous for vidyrambham. child who take first step to education take part in vidyarambham process. the priest of the temple giving the administration for this ritual, the giving the first step of education by writing the letters on rice. vidyrambham hold on vijayadasami day or the last day of festival. panachikkad navarathri festival. ten day music event also held in festival days.
2018 navarathri event date
start date- 10.10.2018 wednesday
mahanavami- 18.10.2018 thursday
end date(vijayadasami)- 19.10.2018 friday