Cheengeri Bhagavathy Temple Tira Festival near Sultan Bathery

Cheengeri Bhagavathy temple is located in Wayanad District. The shrine is located around 13 km from Sultan Bathery. The annual tira festival is observed in Makaram month. Cheengeri Bhagavathy Temple Tira festival 2016 date is January 26.

The annual festival is noted for various rituals. Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period. Caparisoned elephants, melam, fireworks and sheevali are part of the festival.

The temple is beautifully decorated during the period traditionally with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

The utsava murti of the deity is taken out of the shrine on the last day for Arattu.

Thousands of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.