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Chalakudy Sridharamangalam Sri Krishna Temple Festival

Chalakudy Sridharamangalam Sri Krishna Temple is located at Chalakudy in Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Krishna. The annual festival is observed in Makaram month. Chalakudy Sridharamangalam Sri Krishna Temple  festival 2017 date is from February 8 to February 13.

The annual festival is noted for various rituals.

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.

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

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.

The annual festival begins on the Thiruvathira Nakshatram in Makaram month.

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