Attukal Pongala is one of the important and popular festivals of Kerala. The 2017 Attukal Pongala will be held on March 11 2017 (Saturday). Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam 2017 starts from March 3rd and ends on 11th. The Attukal Pongala takes place at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple which is located at Attukal, Trivandrum. On the pongala day lakhs of women devotees visit the temple and prepares pongala as offering to goddess Attukal amma. The pongala is prepared in pots. The pongala is prepared only by women devotees. A huge open area will be set up in front of the Attukal temple to prepare pongala. Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is called as the Sabarimala of Women.
Attukal Pongala festival has entered the Guinness book of world records for the largest women gathering festival in the world. A total of 2.5 million women were gathered at the Attukal Pongala Festival in 2009. The booking for the Attukal Pongala festival is available online. Devotees can visit the official Attukal Bhagavati Temple Website (www.attukal.org) for booking. The devotees have strong belief in Attukalamma (The Diety). The festival will end with Kuruthitharpanam whihc is on Sunday, 12 March. People from all over the world visits the temple on this day. Actors and actresses from Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada etc comes and prepares pongala. Various preparations have to be made before this festival as the crowd gathering for this event will be in huge numbers. People are advised not use plastics and plastic bags wchile preparing Pongala. Viewers can watch the Attukal Pongala 2017 festival live online on the official website. The telecast of the festival will be available in most of the Malayalam channels on the pongala/ponkala day. People can get the complete details regarding the festival on the www.attukal.org website. Check out the Attukal Pongala 2017 date and online booking details below.
Attukal Pongala 2017 Date
Attukal Pongala will be held on Saturday, 11 March 2017.
Attukal Pongala 2017 Online Booking
The Pongala booking is available on the official website: www.attukal.org.