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Aroor Sree Kumaravilasam Temple Festival

Aroor Sree Kumaravilasam Temple is located at Aroor in Alappuzha District in Kerala. The annual temple festival is observed in Makaram month. The shrine is dedicated to Muruga. The festival concludes with arattu on the Thaipooyam day.

Aroor Sree Kumaravilasam Temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

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.

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.