Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Visit Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, a Hindu shrine dedicated to the goddess Kannaki. Observe the sculpted facades of the temple adorned with the images of hundreds of gods and goddesses, and the interior idol of Kannaki, bejeweled and furnished with ornaments of gold. This place of worship holds multiple festivals throughout the year, most famously the Attukal Pongala in February--attracting over 3 million women, it ranks as the largest religious gathering of women in the world. Add Attukal Bhagavathy Temple and other attractions to your Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary using our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .
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  • Visited this temple in the evening, where it gets opened exactly at 5 PM in the evening. Temple has very large campus at the outside. there is a free locker and chapel room. there is no dress code so ...  more »
  • This was our second visit in last 1 year. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati and is a leading religious Hindu temple. We were pleased to bless by Aarati. You will be surprised to know that th...  more »
  • Nice experience and great darshan. will definitely visit again. The temple management had a good vision about the upcoming developments for the comfort of devotees. Keep up the good work.  more »
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  • An excellent energetic temple in Trivandrum. A nice place for families to visit. Placed in a large land, there is a good parking place during non festival days.
  • One of Guinness world record holding temple for the largest women gathering during the festive day of temple. Festive season around Feb or March. Don't miss the views during festive day. Attukal bagavathi goddess one of the powerful deity ,she got enormous positive energy. If you comes here can return with lot of energy and positivity.
  • Feeling blessed at here... Calm atmosphere... Free food at annadhana mandapa.. Chattambi swami smriti mandira situated near temple
  • Nice Hindu temple...The Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is a Hindureligious shrine at Attukal, Trivandrum in Kerala, India. Goddess Bhadrakali (Kannaki), mounted over 'vethala', is the main deity in this temple. Bhadrakali, a form of Mahakali, who killed the demon king Daruka, believed to be born from the third eye of lord Shiva. 'Bhadra' means good and 'Kali' means goddess of time. So Bhadrakali is considered as the goddess of prosperity and salvation. Goddess 'Attukal devi', itself is the supreme mother 'Bhaadrkali devi', (in soumya aspect) the goddess of power and courage. She is often referred as Kannaki, the heroine of Ilanko Adikal's 'Silapathikaaram'. The templeis renowned for the annual Attukal Pongalafestival, in which over three million women participate. A festival that has figured in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the single largest gathering of women for a religious activity, the Attukal Pongala continues to draw millions of women with each passing year. According to the Attukal Temple Trust, around 4.5 million devotees are expected to attend the pongala in 2016. Attukal Temple is situated near the heart of the city, 2 kilometres away from Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, East Fort in Thiruvananthapuram. Devotees believe that all of their wishes will be fulfilled by the goddess, provide prosperity and can attain salvation. Attukal devi is often worshipped in 3 forms such as Maha Saraswati, Maha Lakshmi (goddess of wealth) and Mahakali/ Durga/ Parvathy
  • One of Guinness world record holding temple for the largest women gathering during the festive day of temple. There is no other Devi Temple which could replace Attukal. Famous devi temple. Guinness record in ladies pongala.
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