This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. (Learn how and when to remove these template messages)(Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Chenkara is a small village in Alappuzha, India. It is located on the bank of Achankovil river. The term Chenkara is a family name and has been divided and shared by generations, now there are almost 150 families with that name.
Chenkara cavu (kavu) is a temple situated in the middle of village. The main deity is Naagarajavu (god of snakes). The main festival is Sarpampattu conducted once in every 3 years. During the festival Naagarajavu is believed to enter devotees body's and they will dance like a snake in front of 'Sarpakalam' (a picture of snake made by natural colors'.
The village is mainly divided into 3 sections
- Near the temple,
- Cultivating land (mundakam) near river bank,
- Western area.
|This article related to a location in Alappuzha district, Kerala, India is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|