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Mamalassery Sri Ramaswamy Temple Festival

Mamalassery Sri Ramaswamy Temple is located near Piravom in Ernakulam District in Kerala. The shrine, located around 6 km from Piravom, and is dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Ram. The annual festival or utsavam in the temple is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. Mamalassery Sri Ramaswamy Temple Festival beginning date is February 28. The festival ends with arattu on March 6.

During the festival period, the temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

Melam, caparisoned elephants, fireworks are part of the festivities. Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period.

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

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.