Peruvanam Pooram is the annual festival observed at the Lord Shiva Temple at Pervuvanam near Cherpu in Thrissur District in Kerala. The famous pooram festival in the shrine is observed in Meenam month. Peruvanam Pooram 2016 date is March 18.
The highlight of the festival is caparisoned elephants, melam and fireworks.
The utsava murti worshipped in the temple is taken around atop a caparisoned elephant, which is accompanied by another five elephants.
Several unique rituals and pujas are performed during the festival period.
Traditional performing arts, music, songs and other cultural activities are held during the period.
The panchari melam in the shrine begins at midnight and continues for four hours.
The festival ends with arattu on the final day.