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Poothadi Mahakshetram Festival in Wayanad

Poothadi Mahakshetram is located in Wayanad District and is around 17 km from Kalpetta. This is a unique shrine with murtis of Shiva and Vishnu in the same sanctum sanctorum. Poothadi Mahakshetram festival begins on February 7, 2017. The festival ends on February 13, 2017 with Arattu.

Kodiyetta Mahotsavam in Shiva Temple begins on February 7.

Kodiyettam on February 8.

Pallivetta Ezhunnalathu is on February 12.

Unique rituals are held during the period.

Various traditional arts and music are performed during the period.

The shrine and surrounding is traditionally decorated especially with flowers, plantain and coconut fronds.

Hundreds of people arrive to witness the unique ritual and festivities.

The festival annually begins on February 7 in Makaram Month.