Eroor Pishari Kovil Annual Festival and Makam Thozhal

Eroor Pishari Kovil is located in Ernakulam District in Kerala. The annual festival or utsavam is observed in Kumbham month. The most important day during the festival period is the Makam Thozhal. Eroor Pishari Kovil Annual festival 2016 date begins on February 15. Makam Thozal is on February 23, 2016. The festival ends on Feb 25 with Arattu.

The ten-day festival is observed from Karthika nakshatram to Uthram nakshatram.

The celebration starts with the hoisting of the holy flag by the chief priest.

On the ninth day of the festival, Sheeveli and Panchavadyam are held. Special poojas and rituals are conducted during the festival period.

The eighth day of the festival is one of the important days of the temple. This day is celebrated as Makam Thozhal. Worshiping Mother Goddess on the day is considered highly meritorious.

Thousands of devotees visit the shrine during the period.