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Pariyanampetta Pooram

 

Start date: 13-02-2019

End date: 19-02-2019

Venue: Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple

Location: Kattukulam

District: Palakkad

Seven days of cultural and spiritual revelry is what draws people to the great Pariyanampetta Pooram, the annual festival at the Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple. The number of diverse performances here is a rarity even among the special and unique poorams that adorn our State’s landscape. People especially love viewing its famous Kalamezhuthu Pattu, where the images of the Goddesses are drawn on the floor using different colourful natural powders. Kathakali and Chakiyarkoothu performances can be seen at the venue, where Bhagavathi or Mother Goddess is the presiding deity.

At night, one gets to see the folk art form Tholpavakoothu (Shadow Puppetry), which is among God’s Own Country’s most beautiful traditions. The event ends when a procession of around 21 elephants is taken out and people can see folk arts like Kaalavela (bull effigy) and Kuthiravela (horse effigy). The vibrant hues you witness here will remain with you forever.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Shornur, about 29 km 
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 93 km 

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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