Chunakkara Thiruvarur Mahadeva Temple is located near Kayamkulam in Kerala. The shrine is located around 12 km from Kayamkulam and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The annual festival is observed in Makaram month. Chunakkara Thiruvarur Mahadeva Temple Festival 2017 date is from January 30. The festival ends with Arattu on February 8.
The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.
The annual festival is noted for various rituals.
Caparisoned elephants, melam, fireworks and sheevali are part of the festival.
Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period.
Hundreds of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.
The weeklong festival ends with Arattu on the final day.
The festival is observed in such a way that it ends with Arattu on Thiruvathira Nakshatram in Makaram month