Kottakkal Vettakkorumakan Temple Festival

Kottakkal Vettakkorumakan Temple festival is observed in Makaram month. The shrine is located at Kottakkal in Malappuram District in Kerala. The annual temple festival attracts hundreds of devotees. Kottakkal Vettakkorumakan Temple festival 2016 date is (from) February 1.

The annual festival is noted for various rituals.

Kottakkal Vettakkorumakan Temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

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 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.