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Pariyanampetta Pooram

  • Dates :

    To be Announced

  • Location :

    Kerala


PariyanamPatta Pooram festival is celebrated at the Pariyanampatta temple, MangalamKunnu, Palakkad and is the famous festival of Valluvanadu. The festival takes place at the Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple, Kattukulam 40 km from Palakkad. The residing deity of the temple is Goddess Bhagavathy.

Pariyanampetta Pooram

PariyanamPatta Pooram festival is celebrated at the Pariyanampatta temple, MangalamKunnu, Palakkad and is the famous festival of Valluvanadu. The festival takes place at the Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple, Kattukulam 40 km from Palakkad. The residing deity of the temple is Goddess Bhagavathy.

Time of Pariyanampetta Pooram

The pooram day is on the 7th of month of Kumbam according to the Malayalam calendar. It falls approximately on the second week of February. It is due to be celebrated on and from February 18 to February in the year 2013.

Description of Pariyanampetta Pooram

The Pooram festival is marked by the traditional folk and classical musical performances like the Tholpavakoothu, Kalamezhuthupattu, Pootham, Thira, Karivela, Kaalavela, Kuthiravela, Kathakali, Chakyarkoothu. The last day of the festival sees a Ceremonial procession of 21 elephants. These grandly caparisoned elephants are made to march through the streets while thousands of people gather to watch them and to seek blessings from them since the elephant is hailed as holy in Kerala.

The elephant and traditional musical performances are inherent parts of religious festivals in South India- Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The fairs and festivals in Kerala are more so. Also musical performances are performed before the deity to please.