Chettikulagara Bharanai Temple, the famous temple dedicated to the
awesome Goddess Bhagavathi is about 5 kms from Kayamkulam. The important
festival here occurs on the Bharani asterism in February/ March.
Celebration Trends And Rituals
rituals of the festival are the 'Kuthiyottam' and 'Kettukazcha'. The
'Kuthiyottam' features a procession of young boys who have observed
rigorous ritual penance.
Celebration Preparations & Decorations
drums, music and glittering ornamental parasols accompany this
procession of boys who dance in a trance.