Puliyurkode Sri Krishna Swamy Temple Utsavam or Festival at Sreekaryam



Puliyurkode Sri Krishna Swamy Temple is located at Sreekaryam near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. The annual festival or Utsavam in the temple is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. The temple festival attracts hundreds of devotees. Puliyurkode Sri Krishna Swamy Temple Utsavam or Festival 2016 beginning date is February 25. The festival ends with arattu on March 3, 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.