Kasargod, located in the northernmost tip of Kerala, overlooking the Arabian Sea is a place rich in folk cultures and visual arts and is the home to a number of colorful festivals that keeps this place in Kerala vibrant all year through. Amongst the Hindu Festivals in Kasargod, the Mallikarjuna Temple Festival is one of the most important and significant festivals here.
This festival is dedicated to Lord Shiva and takes place every year, for a period of five days. It takes place in the Mallikarjuna Temple, which is the most famous temple in Kasargod district. This pillars in this temple has the life of Lord Krishna depicted.
Description of Mallikarjuna Temple Festival
The festival of the Mallikarjuna Temple is one of the principal festivals of the town of Kasargod in Kerala. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and follows the legend that says that the idol of Shiva was adorned by Arjuna. This festival in Kasargod attracts a large crowd who come from near and far to be a part of this auspicious occasion.
Time for celebrating Mallikarjuna Temple Festival
The time for celebrating the Mallikarjuna Temple is in the month of March, for five days.
To reach Kasargod to be a apart of the Mallikarjuna Temple Festival, you can travel to the nearest airport at mangalore. To travel by road, one needs to take the N.H 17. Kasargod is alsow ell connected via rail to places like Trivandrum, Kochi, Calicut, mangalore and other major cities in India.