According to records, the temple was under the control of the Ay dynasty that ruled southern Kerala during the Sangham Age.
For people in Thiruvananthapuram, Attukal Pongala is not just a temple festival. Nor is it just an event, which goes down in the Guinness Book of World Records.
The special ritual which commences on November 21 will end on January 15, coinciding with Makar Sankranti festival.
These records are being digitalized. Thereafter these will be exhibited in the museum. Most of these records are more than 200 years old while.
Charitra Malika recreates Nanchinad's architectural grandeur with a building complex consisting 3 sprawling structures, 4800 antique pieces, and 32 architectural elements.
The Pongala festival of the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, one of the ancient temples in South India is popularly described as the Sabarimala of women
Piety draws people to this 2,000-year-old temple set on an exquisitely beautiful piece of land near the confluence of three rivers.