Deepavali and Bali Padya are the famous festivals in Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple. In 2014, Deepavali & Bali Padya dates are – October 23 and 24 respectively.
Bali settled in, on the day of Hattanaje conventionally starts to set out on this occasion. Afternoon special poojas, homa and in the night utsava Bali will be performed. Bali Padya will be celebrated next day.
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.