Meenabharani

The festival of Meenabharani is celebrated for ten days and it is believed that on the tenth day the benevolent Goddess appears and showers her blessings on the devotees. Read More

Kaliyoot

Kaliyoot is the dramatic presentation of the genesis of Bhadrakali and Darika the representatives of good and evil respectively, their confrontation and later the extermination of Darika in devotional terms and with rhythmic footsteps. Read More

Sarkara Ponkala

The pongala festival was held on the annual Kaliyoot Festival day. However after the Devaprasnam the temple authorities decided to change the Pongala day to 1st Kumbam every year.Read More

 

 

Sarkaradevi Temple is one of the most important temples in South India. It is situated South of the Chirayinkeezhu Taluk (in the North-West of Thiruvananthapuram district). The nearest town is Attingal and Varkala. Tradition accords a remote antiquity to this temple. Goddess Bhagavathy is the principal deity. Lord Veerabhadra, Lord Naga, Goddess Yakshi Amma are the minor deities. The Sarkaradevi Temple assumed a significant status for many reasons and rose to historical importance mainly with the introduction of the famous Kaliyoot festival by Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma, the Travancore sovereign, in 1748.The Sarkaradevi Temple have some basic attachment with Nakramcode Devi Temple which located in Avanavanchery,Attingal.

Festival: Meena Bharani, the annual festival is celebrated for 10 days in the month of Meenom (March-April). A unique offering known as Thookkam is held on the last day of the festival. Kaliyoot ritual is performed just before the commencement of annual festival.