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Thottapuzhassery (India)
Coordinates: 9°19′0″N76°41′0″E / 9.31667°N 76.68333°E / 9.31667; 76.68333 Coordinates: 9°19′0″N76°41′0″E / 9.31667°N 76.68333°E / 9.31667; 76.68333
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-

Thottapuzhassery is a place near Kozhencherry in Kerala, India. It is situated opposite side of Aranmula.

Kozhencherry town in Kerala, India

Kozhencherry is a census town in Pathanamthitta district of Central Travancore region in Kerala state, South India. As of 2011 census, the population was 12,021 people in 3,393 households.It is one of the main city in the Pathanamthitta, District. It is on the banks of Pampa river. It is a commercial centre and many banks and trade companies have their establishments here. It is believed that once the Kovilans of Thekencore kingdom's ruled this area. Kozhencherry used to be a part of the erstwhile Travancore kingdom.

Kerala State in southern India

Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

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Thottapuzhassery is a village Panchayath in Pathanamthitta District of Kerala State. Thottapuzhassery is sharing its boundaries with the Holy River Pampa and three other Panchayaths namely Ezhumatoor, Koipuram and Ayroor. The riverside is extremely calm, serene and beautiful.


This place is so beautiful and it itself has famous tourist and retreat places like Aruvikuzhi waterfalls, Charalkunnu Camp Center, Ponmalla, Retreat center Maramon, Pramadathu para, Mayiladumpara etc. Charalkunnu is a hill-station in Thottappuzhassery Panchayat.

Charalkunnu is a popular hill station in Pathanamthitta District of Kerala, India. The Pampa River flows in the low-lying areas. Pathanamthitta, the district headquarters, is situated 17 km to the south-east. Kozhencherry is located 5 km away.


Thottapuzhassery is enriched with traditional and religious past. There are many religious myths that's talks about this small village. This is a place which situate almost at the middle of Pathanamthitta district and it is the main venue for the Christian Convention called Maramon Convention, which takes place in third week of every February. This place is historically related with the birth and growth of Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church and this village has Mayiladumpara Siva Temple, which is founded by Thapasyomal for the downtrodden people in the society. As per the believes this temple was founded very before Sree Narayana Guru.

Snake Boat

There is a Palliyodam (snake boat) named Thottapuzhassery. Every year it competes in the 'uthrattathi vallamkalie '(snake boat race) Aranmula Boat Race . It also accompanies Thiruvonathoni Goshayatra to Aranmula Temple. This place is between the Kozhancherry - Arattupuzha - Chengannur road.

Palliyodam is a type of large snake boat built and used by Hindu temples for the procession in rivers.

The Aranmula Boat Race the oldest river boat fiesta in Kerala, the south western State of India is held during Onam (August–September). It takes place at Aranmula, near a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Arjuna in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala State. The snake boats move in pairs to the rhythm of full-throated singing and shouting watched by an exciting crowd. In 1972, snake boat races were also added to the program of the festival. Thousands of people gather on the banks of the river Pampa to watch the snake boat races. In 2009 forty one snake boats or chundan vallams had participated in the festival. The oarsmen sing traditional boat songs and wear white mundu and turbans. The golden lace at the head of the boat, the flag and the ornamental umbrella at the center make it a show of pageantry too.

Devi Temple

This village also has a famous old temple of Devi. On festival day there is a traditional Padayani (folk dance).

Border of west Thottapuzhassery @ maramon mosco padi after that koipuram panchyath belongs to Thiruvalla Town

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