Nalukulangara Devi Temple Festival – Nalukulangara Pooram

Nalukulangara Devi Temple is located near Thuravoor in Alappuzha District in Kerala. The temple is located around 13 km from Cherthala. The annual temple festival is observed in Makaram month. The pooram festival held on the occasion attracts maximum devotees. Nalukulangara Devi Temple festival begins on January 19, 2016 and ends on January 27. Nalukulangara Pooram 2016 date is January 26.

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 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.