At the Kottankulangara Sree Devi Temple in Kerala, men dress as women annually for the Chamayavilakku festival, honoring the goddess in a tradition dating back centuries. This vibrant event, inclusive of all ages and even the transgender community, is a cultural phenomenon where participants meticulously prepare to seek blessings and fulfill vows. It transcends gender norms, showcasing a unique expression of devotion and cultural heritage.

​At the Kottankulangara Sree Devi Temple in Kerala, men dress as women annually for the Chamayavilakku festival, honoring the goddess in a tradition dating back centuries. This vibrant event, inclusive of all ages and even the transgender community, is a cultural phenomenon where participants meticulously prepare to seek blessings and fulfill vows. It transcends gender norms, showcasing a unique expression of devotion and cultural heritage. 

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