Ennasheri Malanada Dushasana Temple Malakuda Festival



Ennasheri Malanada Dushasana Temple Malakuda Festival is observed in Kumbham month. The shrine is dedicated to Dushasana of Mahabharata. The annual festival is noted for its unique rituals, traditions and pageantry. Ennasheri Malanada Dushasana Temple Malakuda Festival 2016 date is February 28.

The festival is famous for Kettukazhcha – a ritual in which shapes of horse, ox (Eduppu Kala and Eduppu Kuthira) and other pageantry are carried to the shrine.

Hundreds of devotees participate in the ritual and festivities.

The shrine is traditionally decorated with leaves, coconut fronds, lamps, lights and other flowers.

The shrine is located at Sooranad North Village in Kunnathoor Taluk of Kollam District in Kerala.