Name of Festival : Koda Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Koda Festival is celebrated in the Malayalam month of Kumbam (February-March).
Major Territory of Celebration
Koda Festival is celebrated in Tamil Nadu
Worship in Festival
In this festival people worship in the Goddess Bhagavati Amman
In Mandaikadu Bhagavati Amman Temple Koda Festival is celebrated, this temple is located Mandaikadu in Kanyakumari District.Goddess Bhagavathi Amman is believed to cure her devotees from any possible disease. People offer to Goddess Bhagavathi Amman rice, pepper, jaggery, turmeric, dolls, silver and wood pieces being replicas of parts of the body.On the last day priest offers Odukka puja at mid night and liquid made of lime, turmeric and other ingredients is offered to the goddess.