Moothakunnam Temple festival is observed annually in Makaram month. Moothakunnam Sri Narayanamangalam Temple is located near North Paravur in Kerala. The temple is located around 5 km from Kodungallur. Moothakunnam Temple Festival 2016 date is January 19. The arattu will be held on January 28 and this marks the end of the festival.
Moothakunnam 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 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.