Around 25,000 devotees offered Karkidaka Vavu Bali at the Navamukunda temple ghat here on Saturday. The rituals started at at 2.30 am and lasted till 2 pm. Sixteen priests led the rituals. People thronged the place from early morning itself to offer bali, seeking redemption for their ancestors. Tokens were distributed on a first-come first-served basis.
source: http: //www.newindianexpress.com / The New Indian Express / Home> States> Kerala / by Express News Service / July 27th, 2014