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Aanayoottu at Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur

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Aanayoottu at Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur

The Aanayoottu at Vadakkumnathan temple in Thrissur district is a unique ritualistic feeding ceremony rooted in the belief of worshipping elephants. The legends say that worshipping and feeding the elephant-faced god Lord Ganesha will eradicate troubles from the devotee’s life. The Aanayoottu is celebrated in the Malayalam month of Karkkadakam (June or July). 


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