Koottuveli Durga Bhagavathy Temple Pooram Festival

Koottuveli Durga Bhagavathy Temple festival is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The temple is located at Koottuveli and is around 7 km from Cherthala. Koottuveli Durga Bhagavathy Temple Festival 2016 beginning date is February 18. The main pooram festivities will be observed on February 24, 2016. The festival ends with Arattu of Feb 25.

Melam, traditional Kerala temple music with five instruments, are performed as part of the festival. Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period. Another highlight is the caparisoned elephants.

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

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