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Parippally Gajamela

 

Event date: 04-03-2018

Venue: Kodimoottil Bhagavathy Temple

Location: Parippally

District: Kollam

Parippally Gajamela forms part of the annual festival at the Kodimoottil Sree Bhagavathy Temple dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The event witnesses parading of as many as upto 50 caparisoned elephants. Further, a host of cultural programmes are staged as part of this event on the temple premises. The elephants are paraded on the last day of the ten-day festival. Head off to Kodimoottil Bhagavathy Temple in the month of March to attend the Gajamela festival.

Getting there

Nearest railway station:  Kollam Junction, about 22 km away from Paripally
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 45 km away

Disclaimer

In Kerala, festival dates are decided in accordance with the Malayalam calendar and the local traditions and customs. We have calculated the festival dates based on these. But there can be changes in the dates according the customs and rituals associated with each place of worship. As such, these should be considered only as approximate dates and have to be confirmed with the local authorities.

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