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Puttingal Temple

Centuries old Paravur Puttingal temple is located at Kurumandal in Paravur village, 13kms south of Kollam. Dedicated to Devi (Goddess), the temple is named after the presence of goddess herself on an ant hill, known as 'puttu' in Malayalam. Aval ( beaten rice) and malar ( the puffed rice) are the main offerings for the Puttungal god along with tender coconut and flowers. The annual temple festival which is also the birth day of the Goddess is celebrated on the day of the Bharani in the Malayalam month of Meenam (March-April). Aswathy vilakku, Kampadikali, Kathakali, Marameduppu and other cultural events are associated with the festival. Thottam pattu, the main offering of the Puttingal temple begins on the 21st day of Vrischikam ( November- December) and lasts till the principal festival of the Goddess.

Contact Address:
Paravur Puttingal Devi Temple
Paravur, Kollam , Kerala-691301
Phone: 0474-2513000

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