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Daily Rituals
The following ritualistic formalities and schedules are observed at Attukal temple
4.30 Palliyunarthu (waking of the Goddess.)
5.00 Nirmalyadarsanam
5.35 Abhishekam (ablutions of the idol in oil, milk etc.)
5.45 Ganapathy homam (specific offering to God Vinayaka)
6.00 Deeparadhana (burning incense and lighting lamps to the Honour and Glory of the Almighty)
6.30 Usha Pooja (Morning rite)
6.40 Deeparadhana
6.50 Usha Sreebali (morning Sreebali)
7.00 Kalabhabhiskekam (consecration by pouring liquid sandal)
8.30 Pantheeradi Pooja (special rite)
12.00 Ucha Pooja (noon rite)  
Noon 12.00 Deeparadhana
12.10 Ucha Sreebali (Noon Sreebali)
12.30 Nata adappu (Closure of Sreekovil)
Evening 5.00 Nata Thurappu (Opening of Sreekovil)
6.45 Deeparadhana
7.30 Athazha Pooja (Night rite)
8.00 Deeparadhana (Night rite)
8.05 Athazha Sreebali
8.30 Nata Atappu (Closure of temple Sreekovil)
  Pooja timings may be altered on special occasions
Special Offerings
There are many items of offerings scheduled in the temple. The devotees are free to have then choice according their need.
Besides these "Kunjoonu" (Choroonu - first rice feeding ceremony for children) Thulabharam, Vidyarambham, Archana etc. can be done at this temple. The main offering of the Goddess viz., Muzhukkappu (Covering the idol with sandal paste) is booked until 2025 A.D. and the Kalabhabhishekam for the next five years. The devotees who wish to conduct Ponkala/ Vazhipadu, can enter the Website and remit the respective amount to the bankers of the Trust. The temple authorities will conduct the Pooja/ Vazhipadu, as the case may be, and send the prasadam by post.
(Arrangements for despatching Prasadam by post on request to the Secretary of the Attukal Temple Trust, are also made available)
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Attukal Bhagavathy Temple Trust
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