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Peruvallur Kottukurumba Bhagavathi Temple – Pooram Festival

Peruvallur Kottukurumba Bhagavathi temple is located at Peruvallur in Malappuram district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual pooram festival in the temple is held on Kumbha Bharani day.

The festival is famous for caparisoned elephants, various types of melam and Kerala traditional performing art forms. The entire temple premise is lit with lamps on the occasion known as Valiya Vilakku.

The powerful Goddess Bhagavathi Bimbham is consecrated inside a chathura sreekovil. The shrine has a chuttambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas. Homams, seva, various Tantric puja, navakam, panchagavya, ezhuhellipu, thayambaka are part of the annual festival.

The annual prathishta dinam in the temple is held in Makara Masam. Poomoodal is an important ritual here.

Niramala ritual is held in the shrine in Dhanu Masam. Illam nira is another important festival in the shrine. The shrine observes Navratri with vidyarambham.