Puthiyaidam Mahadeva Temple Festival near Paravur



Puthiyaidam Mahadeva Temple is located near Paravur in Kerala. The annual temple festival is observed annually in Makaram month. Puthiyaidam Mahadeva Temple festival 2016 date is January 22. The festival ends with Arattu on January 28.

The shrine 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.