Kudassanad Mahadeva Temple Festival – Kudassanad Thirumani Mangalam Sree Mahadevar Temple Utsavam

Kudassanad Mahadeva Temple is located at Kudassanad in Alappuzha District. The shrine is located around 6 km from Pandalam town. The annual festival or utsavam in the shrine is observed in Kumbham month as per Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Kudassanad Thirumani Mangalam Sree Mahadevar Temple festival 2016 date is February 18. The festival ends with Arattu on February 25, 2016.

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

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

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.