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Celebrated In : Pathnamthitta, Kerala
Significance : April
Held in : Kadammanitta
Main Activity : Patayani - A Ritual Art Form
Kadammanitta, a village 8 kms away from Pathanamthitta is famous for its annual Patayani festival held in the premises of the Devi temple. Patayani, a ritual art form is an offering to the mother Goddess.

This festival is conducted every year from the first day of the Malayalam month Medam (April) to the tenth day. The tenth day is considered to be the most auspicious day, which is celebrated as 'Pathamudayam'.
Kadammanitta Patayani, Pathanamthitta, Kerala