Annual Utsavam at Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple is a grand fare celebrated with utmost fervor. The Varshika Utsava of Kateel Temple in the previous night of Mesha Sankramana day by decorating welcome arc followed by various themes of performance. Usually this festival comes in the month of April and celebrated for 8 days with unique feature in each day.
Here is the detailed schedule of Annual Utsavam at Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple..
In the previous night of Mesha Sankramana – Ankurarpana (1st day)
2nd day – Dwajarohana in Noon & Utsavabali in night
3rd day – Uthsavabali
4th day- Uthsavabali, Moodusavari
5th day- Uthsavabali
6th day- Uthsavabali, Belli Rathotsava
7th day- Uthsavabali, Padu savari
8th day- Rathotsava, Uthsavabali, Shayana
9th day- Kavatodghatana, Avabrithotsava
Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple is one of the famous Shakti Temples in Karnataka state. Kateel is located at a distance of 26 kms from Mangalore city.
The holy temple is situated on an islet in the middle of the sacred river Nandini amidst panoramic scenes and fascinating greenery. Thousands of devotees visit Kateel every day to seek blessings from goddess Durga Parameshwari.