Pathrakaliamman Temple, Kadayam, Thirunelveli
Pathrakaliamman Temple is located at Kila Kadayam in Kadayam Village in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. It is dedicated for 18 Patti (Village) Nadar people. Villagers are celebrating 8 days festival annually. On the 8th day Sri Pathrakaliamman and her elder sister Sri Muppudathiamman will meet, which is a spiritual movement. Villagers believe that they are protecting the village. All the 18 village people will participate and they will bring Pathrakaliamman on their shoulders. They bring Patharakali Amman to Mela Pathrakaliamman Koil in nearby Arunachalam patty by a spiritual walk.
In case of Sri Muppudathiamman temple several peoples belonging to several caste get united and celebrating 10 days festival. 1st day of celebration starts with yadav community people and final day ends with cops in Kadayam. Kadayam is located at about 55 Kms from Thirunelveli, 18 Kms from Tenkasi, 19 Kms from Ambasamudram, 180 Kms from Madurai and 126 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Tenkasi. Nearest Airport is located at Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.