Meenadu Sree Dharma Shasta Temple Festival

Meenadu Sree Dharma Shasta Temple is located at Meenadu in Kollam District in Kerala. The shrine is located around 6 km from Paravur. The annual festival is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. Meenadu Sree Dharma Shasta Temple festival 2016 beginning date is February 25.

The annual festival is noted for various rituals including processions, caparisoned elephants and fireworks.

Thousands of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.

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.

The festival ends with arattu on the final day.