Pooyam Festival at Ramanattukara Pariharapuram Temple – Pariharapuram Temple Thaipooyam Festival near Kozhikode



Pariharapuram Temple is located at Ramanattukara in Kozhikode. The temple is around 17 km from Kozhikode. The annual Pooyam festival held in Makaram month attracts hundreds of devotees. Ramanattukara Pariharapuram Temple Thaipooyam Festival 2016 date is January 24, Sunday.

Special pujas and rituals are held throughout the day in the temple.

Carrying Kavadi is the main ritual on the day. People carry various types of Kavadi to the temple. Traditional temple music is part of the procession.

Some people enter into trance and dance wildly during the procession.

On the Pooyam day, people also pierce their body with small lance, or vel. This is done for getting desires fulfilled.