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Aruvippuram Shiva Temple Festival

Aruvippuram Shiva Temple is located at Aruvippuram in Trivandrum District in Kerala. The annual festival in the temple is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. The shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The shrine is associated with Sri Narayana Guru - the great social reformer of Kerala.

The ten-day festival ends on the Mahashivratri day in Kumbham month

The highlight of the festival is caparisoned elephants, melam and fireworks.

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 festival ends with arattu on the final day.