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Chunakkara Thiruvarur Mahadeva Temple Festival

Chunakkara Thiruvarur Mahadeva Temple is located near Kayamkulam in Kerala. The shrine is located around 12 km from Kayamkulam and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The annual festival is observed in Makaram month. The festival ends with Arattu.

The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights. The annual festival is noted for various rituals.  Caparisoned elephants,  Kuthira, Kala, 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 weeklong festival ends with Arattu on the final day.

The 10-day festival is observed in such a way that it begins on Thiruvathira Nakshatra in Makaram month.

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