Kottangulangara Chamayavilakku Festival

A festival that happens in Kerala, India, in which male-bodied people dress to honor the goddess Devi. Some of the people who participate are hjira, the MTF spectrum “third sex” recognized in India.

(If anyone can get me a translation, I’d really appreciate it.)

3 Replies to “Kottangulangara Chamayavilakku Festival”

  1. I was so deeply moved by this! How better to show devotion to the Goddess
    and be close to her, than to dress as a woman, beautifully, with gentle being, candles, and to do so all night……………….

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