Elangulam Sree Dharmasastha Temple is located in Kottayam District and is around 17 km from Pala town. The annual temple festival is here observed in Makaram month. The festivities attracts hundreds of devotees. Elangulam Sree Dharmasastha Temple festival 2016 date is January 23 to January 29.
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.
The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.
Hundreds of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.
The utsava murti of the deity is taken out of the shrine for ritual bathing on the final day. Caparisoned elephants and melam are part of the ritual.