Kuzhikarathazham Sri Dharmasastha Temple is located near Paravur in Kerala. The annual festival or utsavam is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Dharma Sastha. Kuzhikarathazham Sri Dharmasastha Temple festival 2016 beginning date is February 18.
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.
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.
The festival ends with Arattu.