Saturday, May 1, 2010

Kollemcode Thookam Festival - 1

Place : Sree Bhadrakali Temple, Kollemcode , Kanyakumari District

Event : Thookam Festival

Sree Bhadrakali Temple is located at Kollemcode Village of
Kanyakumari District in Tamil Nadu. The village is
beside the border area of Kerala.

There are two temples for Sree Bhadrakali. One is at Kollemcode
and the other one at Venkanji.

There are two deities(considered as sisters) –– elder sister Bhadra
and the youger Rudhra. Bhadra and Rudhra are worshipped at the
same temple.

‘Bharani’ is the birthday of Sree Bhadrakali. Every month Bharani
day is celebrated in grand manner.

On the Bharani Day in the Meenam month (March or April) of
every year ‘Thookkam’ Festival is celebrated. Lakhs of people
from all over India participates in the function.

Thookkam is an offering by the devotees to sree bhadrakali.
Wedded couples offer thookkam for their children who are
one year old or below.

They offer thookkam for sree bhadrakali when children were
born without any major health issues by her grace










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6 comments:

Radhakrishnan said...

very good work.....
Thanks for share the information about our grand thookkam fest with the world.
Read more about thookkam fest and Kollemcode, visit kollemcodeonline

Radhakrishnan said...

very good work.....
Thanks for share the information about our grand thookkam fest with the world.
Read more about thookkam fest and Kollemcode, visit kollemcodeonline

Radhakrishnan said...

very good work.....
Thanks for share the information about our grand thookkam fest with the world.
Read more about thookkam fest and Kollemcode, visit kollemcodeonline

Radhakrishnan said...

very good work.....
Thanks for share the information about our grand thookkam fest with the world.
Read more about thookkam fest and Kollemcode, visit kollemcodeonline

Radhakrishnan said...

very good work.....
Thanks for share the information about our grand thookkam fest with the world.
Read more about thookkam fest and Kollemcode, visit kollemcodeonline

Anonymous said...

mdyayayaya ... .. * * ... A lot of thought.

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