Adichikkavu Sree Durga Devi Kshetram
Adichikkavu Sree Durga Devi Kshetram, also known as the Adichikavu (Adichicavu) Devi Temple is one of the oldest temple in Pandanad village, Alapuzha. The temple is located at Pandanad in Chengannur taluk of Alappuzha district in the south Indian state of Kerala. The temple is situated about 6 km west of Chengannur, and 4 km east of Mannar.
Location : Chengannur Parumala Mannar Rd, Pandanad, Alappuzha Kerala 689506
Gods : Durga
Landmark : The Nearest bus stop is Alappuzha. The Nearest railway station is Alappuzha. The Nearest Airport is Cochin International Airport.
Pathamudayam : The major festival is Pathamudayam which takes place in the temple during the month of Medam (April).Sapthaha Yajnam :Each year Sapthaham celebrates for 7 days with worships and food for devotees.
Pongala : Women gather every year in this temple and prepare Pongala (rice cooked with jaggery, ghee, coconut as well as other ingredients) in small pots to please the Goddess Durga.
Parayeduppu : The Parayeduppu is happening in the festival season, before to the Pathamudayam. Devi is visiting to the homes of the people in Pandanad area.
Navaha Yajnam : Each year Navaha Yajnam celebrates for 9 days with worships and food for devotees.