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Iringal Sree Subramania Swamy Temple – Festival And Other Information

Iringal Sree Subramania Swamy temple is located at Iringal in Kozhikode district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Muruga or Subramanian. The 8-day annual festival in the temple is observed in Makaram month and ends with Arattu on the famous Thaipooyam day.

The sanctum sanctorum has a murti of Muruga facing east. The upa devatas or subsidiary deities worshipped in the temple are Ayyappa, Bhagavathi and Ganapati.

Ayilyam nakshatra in a Malayalam month, Sashti or sixth day during the fortnight and Saturdays are highly auspicious in the temple.

During the annual festival the temple is decorated aesthetically using lamps, lights, and coconut fronds. Special pujas and rituals associated with Murugan temples in South India are held on the occasion. Devotees carry Kavadi to the temple on the final day of the festivities. The utsava murti of Subramania Swamy is carried atop a caparisoned elephant for arattu.

Pallivetta is also held as part of the annual festival.

Skanda Sashti is another important festival held in the temple.