Devi Temple, Kadampuzha is a famous Hindu pilgrim centre in Malappuram District, Kerala. It is dedicated to Vana Durga. The Poomoodal (covering the deity under a heap of freshly picked flowers) is the highest puja that can be done in this temple. “Poomoodal”can be offered by a devotee only through advance booking(It is already booked for the next 25 years).Another offering to the deity is the Muttarukkal, which involves breaking coconuts before the deity by the Pujari (Priest)correctly into two exact half pieces for warding away obstacles in the various facets of life of the devotees.
The word itself means “Keeping away Obstacles”.If,by chance,a coconut offered to ward way a particular problem,fails to be broken into two exact halves ,then fresh coconuts are broken till it is broken in exact halves – meaning the problem has been solved by the divine interference of the deity The temple is owned by the Malabar Devaswom Board under the Government of Kerala while the day to day administration is done by a trust consisting of hereditary( a native Variar family)and non hereditary co-opted trustees.