Ezhumattoor Sri Kannassa Thevar Temple Festival

Ezhumattoor Sri Kannassa Thevar Temple is located at Ezhumattoor in Pathanamthitta District in Kerala. The annual festival in the temple is observed in Dhanu month. Ezhumattoor Sri Kannassa Thevar Temple festival 2017 date is January 1 to January 8. The shrine is located 10 km north of Mallappally.

The festival in 2017 begins on Thiruonam Nakshtram in Dhanu masam and the Malayalam date is Dhanu 17.

Various unique offerings are made at the shrine during the period.

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

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

The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

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.