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Pallipram Pothiyil Narasimha Murti – Sri Krishna Swamy Temple Festival

Pallipram Pothiyil Narasimha Murti – Sri Krishna Swamy temple is located at Vadakke Vazhakulam in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Narasimha avatar of Bhagavan Vishnu and Sri Krishna. The 7-day annual festival in the temple in the festival concludes on Thiruvonam nakshatra day in Kumbha Masam.

The annual festival is famous for various rituals including ezhinellippu of the murtis worshipped in the temple atop a caparisoned elephants. The thidambu of Bhagavan is carried to the accompaniment of temple drums and music. Various temple rituals and pujas performed in Vaishnava temples are held here.

The festival ends with Arattu. The utsava murtis of Bhagavan Narasimhamoorthy and Sri Krishna are carried atop two separate elephants. Hundreds of people join in the procession.