Valiyakulangara Devi Temple

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One of the kettukazhcha's at Aswathi festival

Valiyakulangara Devi Temple is located about 5 km from Haripad and 4 km from Thrikkunnappuzha. It is located 3 km from the National Waterway-3 as well as from the National Highway-47.

The major festival is the Aswathi festival in Feb-March, famous for the Fireworks show and the Kettukaazcha (procession of chariots).

Valiyakulangara Kettukazhcha, conducted every year on the Aswathyi Nakshathram of Malayalam month 'Kumbham - It is probably the most amazing cultural visual spectacle in Central Kerala, similar to the Thrissur Pooram.The great chariot festival that exposes Haripad’s true heritage

The event is an offering of the people of Valiyakulangara to their beloved deity known for her spontaneous blessings on true devotees as a mark of gratitude, devotion, unflinching faith, and for showering prosperity and protection to their lives. 'Kettukazhcha' displays deftly sculpted and decorated forms of ' six temple cars known as 'Kuthiras', five Therus' (Chariots ) and icons of Bhima and Hanuman. All the temple cars, chariots and the icons are all incredibly gigantic in size and are many times larger than any other similar Kuthiras and Therus built during the festivities at other temples in the Central Travancore region.

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