Thrippavumba Temple Festival – Thrippavumba Mahadeva Temple Festival

Thrippavumba Temple Temple is located near Karunagappally in Kollam District. The shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the annual festival is observed in Makaram month. Thrippavumba Temple Festival 2016 date is January 28. The festival ends with arattu on February 7.

The annual festival is noted for various rituals.

Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period.

Caparisoned elephants, melam, fireworks and sheevali are part of the festival.

The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

The festival ends with Arattu. 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.

Hundreds of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.