Prakkulam Sree Guruvayoorappan Temple Festival



Prakkulam Sree Guruvayoorappan Temple festival is observed in Malayalam Makaram month. The shrine is located at Prakkulam and is around 14 km from Kollam town in Kerala. The annual festival attracts hundreds of people. Prakkulam Sree Guruvayoorappan Temple festival begins on January 20 and ends on January 27, 2016 with arattu.

The annual festival is noted for various rituals.

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

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

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

Arattu is also performed at the end of the festivities.

The annual festival is observed in such a way that it ends on Uthradam Nakshatram in Makaram month.