Watch live Attukal Pongala Festival 2016 telecast on TV channels

Are you in search for to watch Attukal Pongala Festival 2016 telecast on TV channels? The 10 days long Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam main event at Bhagvathy temple gets live telecasted on DD Malayalam, Asianet news, other leading regional news channels, and streaming on websites from 10:00 a.m onwards on February 23rd 2016. Go through below article for more details of Attukal Pongala Festival

Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam is one of the main festival in Kerala related to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple situated in the capital city, Thiruvananthapuram. The 10 day long festival kick started at Attukal Bhagavathy Temple on Febraruy February 15th 2016. The main event of Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam will be held on February 23rd 2016 in the premises of Attukal Bhagavathy temple, participated by lakhs of women. The main event is named as Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam , consists of ritual of women cooking an offering of a sweet dish sitting by the roadside around the temple. Around 40 lakh women from different parts of Kerala, neighboring states and from other countries (at where Keralites are residing) are expected to participate in this main event of Attukal Pongala. Devotees can watch the live Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam on TV channels and streaming on websites

Watch live Attukal Pongala Festival Mahotsavam 2016 telecast on TV channels

  • DD Malayalam
  • Asianet News channel
  • Manorama news
  • Mathrubhumi News
  • Amrita TV

Along with live telecast Keralites in and around the world can watch the Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam live streaming online on below given websites.

The Kerala state government ahs made all arrangements for the holy event by deploying huge number of police personnel. Holiday got declared in Kerala and even the state Assembly session got a two day break. This time the festival will be green as the city administration has taken steps asking devotees to bring a steel plate and tumbler for reducing the usage of plastic. Even though the Attukal Pongala is a Hindu festival , we do find the participation of Christian women too and of-course , the God's own country and India's popular tourist destination will have the participation of Foreign tourists.

The Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam of 2015 witnessed 35 lakh women participation and the event entered into Guinness World Records in 2009. The main event starts at around 10:30 a.m when the priest of Bhagavathy temple will fire the makeshit stove with the aid of the fire that brought from sanctum sanctorum. The fire gets passed from the women who are formed a line and cooking along side. The priest of the temple sprays the holy water from the temple on the women and the cooked dish, then the event comes to closure and women packs up and returns to their houses.


Author: SuN01 May 2016 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

A great festival celebrated in the city of Trivandrum where lakhs of people participate and cook a pot full of sweet rice on the road by setting up a three stone burner. A scene to be seen and wonder. Though I have not witnessed this festival physically, I get the prasadam from my relatives residing in Trivandrum. Waiting for an opportunity to enjoy this Pongala festival.

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