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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Valliyoorkavu Temple
Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple is a spiritual destination situated at Wayanad. Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple is a Wayanad temple located at eight kilometer distance from Mananthavady. The principal deity of this temple is mother goddess Durga. Three principal forms of the principal deity are Bhadrakali, Vana Durga, and Jala Durga.

Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple is an important worship place for the Wayanad tribal communities. Every year there is a fifteen day festival celebration in the months of February, March and April. Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple is at a twenty four kilometer distance from Kalpetta, and thirty one kilometer distance from Sulthan Bathery. It is located very near to Mananthavady.

The name of the famous festival is Valliyoorkavu Festival. This festival devoted to Goddess Durga is one of the most holy festivals in the state. Hundreds of tribal people celebrate this festival very grandly in Kerala. The two week festival is attended by thousands of devotees.

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