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Maradu Subramanya Swami Temple – Festival

Maradu Subramanya Swami temple is located at Ponnithura in Maradu in Ernakulam, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Muruga or Subrahmanya. The annual festival in the temple is held in Makram masam. The festival begins with kodiyettam on Thaipooyam day.

The annual festival is famous for Kavadiyattam. Various types of Kavadi are taken on the occasion. Floats, deepa alangaram and other rituals are part of the festival.

This is a small but well maintained temple with a kodimaram, nalambalam and sreekovil. The chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum faces east. It has a murti of Subrahmanya in standing posture.