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The Pongala Mahotsavam is the most important festival of Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. The offering of Pongala is a special temple practice existing in the south Kerala and Tamilnadu. In Attukal temple, the Pongala Mahotsavam is a ten-day programme which starts on the Karthika star of the Malayalam month of Makaram-Kumbham (February-March) and closing with the sacrificial offering known as Kuruthitharpanam at night.
The number of women offering Pongala is increasing each year, and is expected to be the largest event in world where the maximum number of women gather together on a single day. The temple's name was published in Guinness book of Records, for being the world's largest religious union of women.