Goddess Bhadrakali is the most popular form of Devi worshiped in Southern India, mostly in Kerala. Here is the list of top 15 most renowned temples of goddess Bhadrakali in Kerala state.
There are different folk art rituals and festivals being celebrated in Kerala related to goddess Bhadrakali such as Chettikulangara Kumbha Bharani festival,Theyyam ritual, Bhadrakali Theeyattu and Padayani ancient ritual and dance form.
Chettikulangara Devi Temple is the most renowned temple of Bhadrakali in Kerala, located at Chettikulangara in Mavelikkara taluk.
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is renowned for the annual Attukal Pongala festival. Goddess Bhadrakali is considered as the goddess of prosperity and salvation.
Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple is dedicated to the goddess Bhadrakali,situated in the middle of at Kodungallur in Thrissur District and surrounded by banyan and peepal trees.
Chottanikkara Temple is the most famous temple of mother goddess Shakthi in Kerala and known for curing mental illness.
Chinakkathoor Bhagavathy Temple at Palappuram is located in the middle of a huge ground and famous for Chinakkathoor Festival or Chinakkathoor Pooram every year.
Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple of Thrissur is one of the largest Bagavathi temples in Kerala and home for the celebration of Thrissur Pooram festival in Kerala.
Sarkaradevi Temple is situated at Chirayinkeezhu near the town of Attingal and Varkala. Main deity of temple is goddess Bhadrakali and most important temples in South India.
Pattupurakkavu Bhagavathi Temple is a famous Hindu temple of goddess Bhadrakali at Pandalam. The temple also has images of Ganapathi, Shiva and Navagraha.
Kodikkunnu Bhagavathy Temple is famous temple dedicated to Goddess Durga and referred as Bhagavathy and known for temple festival of Chirankara Pooram.
Meenkulathi Bhagavathi Amman Temple in Palakkad district is also known as Meembrakulangara Devi temple. Pallassena village host Onathallu Ritual festival.
Vellayani Devi Temple of goddess Bhadrakali is a highly revered shrine in Kerala. The temple is known for celebrating the longest non Pilgrimage festival of South India.
Changattu Sree Bhagavathy Temple at Kallambalam is famous Hindu religious shrine at Kallambalam town of Thiruvananthapuram district. Kallambalam is blessed land of estuary and backwaters in Kerala.
Malayalappuzha Devi Bhadrakali Temple is one of the oldest temple in Kerala and features of artistic stone carvings, unique statue of Goddess, beautiful wall paintings.
Thiruvarkadu Bhagavathi Temple also known as Madayi Kavu temple is a revered shrine of Chirakkal Royal Family and a renowned Hindu temple in Kerala.
Kalarivathukkal Bhagavathy Temple near Valapattanam river is the birth place of ancient martial art Kalarippayattu of Kerala. The Bhadrakali temple built in traditional Kerala architecture style and famous for Theyyam of Kalarivaatukkal.
There are more famous Bhadrakali temples in India such as Bhadrakali Temple in Warangal,Pathiyanadu Sree Bhadrakali Temple at Mullassery, Bhadrakali mata temple in Himachal, Bhadrakali temple in Ahmedabad,Bhadrakali temple in Jharkhand,Ma Bhadrakali Temple in Ujjain,Kalika Mata Temple in Chittorgarh, Bhadrakali Temple at Bajna Rajasthan,Bhadrakali Temple Bhadrak Odisha and Bhadrakali temple is in Bhadras, Uttar Pradesh.