: Pathnamthitta, Kerala
: Patayani - A Ritual Art Form
Kadammanitta, a village 8 kms away from Pathanamthitta is well-known for its annual
Patayani festival held in the premises of the Devi temple.
Patayani, a ritual art form is an offering to the mother
This festival is conducted each year from the opening day of the Malayalam month
Medam (April) to the tenth day. The tenth day is considered to be the most propitious day, which is celebrated as 'Pathamudayam'.