Valiya Koonampayikkulam Sree Bhadrakali Temple
Valiya Koonambaikulam temple or Valia Koonampayikulam temple is a Hindu temple located at Koonambaikulam near Vadakkevila in Kollam district of Kerala in India. This is one of the most ancient temples in Kerala and is dedicated to Bhadrakali (popularly known as Koonambaikulathamma, which means The mother of Koonambaikulam). The temple is under the control of Valiya Koonambaikulam Sree Bhadrakali Kshetra Trust. The trust owns an Engineering college called Valia Koonambaikulathamma College of Engineering and Technology (VKCET) at Parippally in Kollam district.
Location : Valiya Koonambayikulam, Sree Bhadrakali Kshetra Trust, Vadakkevila P.O, Kollam - 691010, Kerala.
Gods : Bhadrakali
Landmark : Distance between Trivandrum and Valiya Koonambaikulam Bhadra Devi Temple is 65 kms or 40.4 miles or 35.1 nautical miles.
An important annual festival of the temple is the Kumbha Bharani Maholsavam which is held in the Bharani Nakshatra of Kumbham, the month corresponding to February or March in Kollam era.