Watch the video of Kottakkal Pooram, the annual festival of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala’s Sree Viswambhara Temple in Malappuram district.
The week long festival celebrated in the Malalayam month of Meenam (Mid March - Mid April) and the pooram day falls on Thiruvonam asterism.
The festival days are made colourful with a variety of cultural programmes. The eminent music maestros perform Hindustani and Carnatic music each day. The performance of Kathakali by PSV Natya Sangham and several eminent artiste make this festival a rare visual treat. The panchavadyam (traditional orchestra) performance is an awesome experience and people gather in hundreds to enjoy this.