Keezhillam Temple Festival – Keezhillam Mahadeva Temple Festival

Keezhillam Temple festival is observed in Kumbham month. Keezhillam Mahadeva Temple is located at Keezhillam and is around 14 km from Muvattupuzha. The shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Keezhillam Temple festival 2016 beginning date is February 11. The festival ends with Arattu on February 18, 2016.

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

Various unique offerings are made at the shrine during the period.

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

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

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.