Kadampuzha Devi Temple Prathistha Day is celebrated on Karthika day in Vrischikam Month of Malayalam calendar. In 2014, Kadampuzha Devi Temple Prathistha Day date is December 5.
Kadampuzha Devi Temple is a famous pilgrimage center at Kadampuzha, Malappuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to goddess Durga Devi.
The most significant feature of the temple is – there is no idol in the temple.
Karthikai day in the month Vrishchikam (November–December), is considered a special day and is celebrated in a grand manner at the temple.
The deity is considered more powerful on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The temple, owned by Malabar Devaswom Board under the Government of Kerala, is administered through a trust consisting of the Hindu-Variar family and non hereditary co-opted trustees.
There is another temple, Madambiyar Kavu Temple, situated a short distance away from the Kadampuzha Devi Temple, which was originally constructed and maintained by the “Thekkencheri” Nair family. The idol of the Madambiyar Kavu Temple is god Siva in his “Kirata” incarnation.