Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Amman Temple festival 2020
Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Amman Temple festival 2020 (Kodai / Koda) will be started on 01.03.2020, with the hoisting of flag ceremony. This festival is celebrated for 10 day. It is one of the Greatest and Famous Temple Festival in Kanyakumari District.
Masi Festival / Mandaikadu Kodai or Koda
This is the most important and largest festival observed in this world famous Bhagavathi Temple situated at Mandaikadu, 2 kms. from Colachel in Kanyakumari District. This Temple is called as the “Sabarimalai of Women“.
On 1st March early morning at 4.30 AM, the Temple doors are opened followed by Ganapathi Homam at 5.00 A.M., Panchabishegam at 6.00 A.M and Deeparathanai at 6.30 A.M. The flag is hoisted at morning between 7.30 AM to 9.00 AM.
Afternoon at 1.00 P.M., there is Uchchi Kaala Pujai.
Evening at 6.00 P.M., there is Shri Raja Rajeswari Puja and 9000 lamps “Thiruvilakku Pujai”.
On every day during this festival, goddess is taken around the streets of the Temple in Procession.
Valiya Padukkai (Maha Pujai)
On 6th March 2020 (Friday), Valiya Padukkai Puja (Maha Puja) will be held at midnight 12.00 to 1.00. It is the 6th day of the Festival which is very important and has more specialty.
On 10th March 2020 (Tuesday), Odukku Pujai and Deeparathanai will be held at midnight 12.00 to 1.00. This is the final day of the festival.
After the festival is over, the eighth day Tuesday is called as Ettam Kodai. This year 2020, the Ettam Kodai is on 17.03.2020 ( 17th March, 2020 Tuesday).
Meenabharani is on 27.03.2020 (27th March, 2020 Friday).
Full Arrangements by Govt. for Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Amman Temple festival 2020
Vast people come from Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
The Tamil Nadu Government has made necessary arrangements like
* More than 200 Special buses will be operated by TNSTC from Nagercoil, Thuckalay, Marthandam, Kanyakumari, Kulasekharam, Kaliyakkavilai, Thingal Nagar, Colachel etc.
* Special bus stand in Mandaikadu.
* Medical Emergency aid & Drinking water facility, etc.
Also the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates special bus service from Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) for Mondaikadu Bhagavathi Amman Temple festival 2020.
Arulmigu Bhagavathyamman Thirukkoil,
Kanyakumari District – 629 702.
Phone : 04651 – 222596