Kerala ‘Kaliyattakkavu, a temple of religious harmony’

Malappuram, Dec. 20 Every year, in the Malayalam month of Edavam, a festive mood pervades Thalappara, a non-descript village near Chemmad in Malappuram district as the local community comes together, rising above religious barriers and traditional orthodoxy, to celebrate an annual ritual at the unassuming but renowned Kaliyattakkavu temple.

The gala event called Kozhikkaliyattom, dedicated to Kaliyattakkavilamma, the presiding deity of the temple, appeals to all class of people and is synonymous with communal harmony that Kerala has always been known for.

Kozhikkaliyattom is conducted on the 12th day of the main festival, which commences on the first Monday of Edavam. Read Full Story

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