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Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathi Temple
Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathi Temple Neerettupuram, 10 kms west of Thiruvalla and 18 kms east of Ambalapuzha, Vrichikom - Karthika the day of famous ponkala naivedyam. Vrichikom 18th friday Nareepooja ( worshipping the women) and every friday observe as auspicious. Dhanu 1 to 12 penance festival. Irrespective of cast and creed everybody is allowed to enter into the temple. Chakkulath Bhagavathy Temple 'The Sabarimala of women' is located at Ambalapuzha, Neerattupuram in Alappuzha District of Kerala after Thakazhi and Edathuva. (17 kms East of Ambalapuzha and 9 kms west of Thiruvalla). Chakkulathamma the benefactress cosmic mother, the conduit power of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara, the creator, preserver and destroyer dwells here. This Bhagavathy temple is famous for its Pongala Maholsav. Pongala is a devout offering made of pudding by devotees as a reverent exposure of their awesome offering of love and respect. The myth about Chakkulathamma makes an interesting reading as it was she who transfonned a foolish shepherd into the saint poet Kalidas overnight. The revered Brahmasree Radhakrishnan Thirumeni, the best among the blessed of Chakkulathamma provide remedy to all who approach him for various worldly solutions. P.B.K. Namboodiri, one of the best astrologer, Unnikrishnan Namboodiri and Ashokan Namboodiri worship the goddess during the daily temple rituals under the efficient and capable guidance of the administrator Brahmasree Manikuttan Namboodiri who is also famous in writing divine songs. Sri. Damodharan Namboodiri, the father of the blessed five leads his sons in religious texts and rituals and is their beacon light.