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Ambalamukku Peroor Sri Krishna Swamy Temple – Festival

Ambalamukku Peroor Sri Krishna Swamy temple is located at Ambalamukku in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Sri Krishna Bhagavan. The 10-day annual festival in the temple begins on Thiruvonam nakshatra day in Meena Masam (March – April).

This is a typical Kerala style temple with a nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and chathura sreekovil. The upa devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganpathi, Shiva, Goddess Bhagavathy, Ayyappa, Murugan, Nagas and Navagrahas.

The annual festival in the temple is famous for various Vaishnava pujas and rituals. Ezhunellippu and traditional performing art forms of Kerala are part of the festival. The temple organizes a huge procession with caparisoned elephants on the Arattu day. The arattu procession ends at Sasthamangalam Mahadevar Temple.

Sri Krishna jayanti in Chinga Masam is another important festival here.

The annual prathishta festival of Goddess Bhadra devi in the temple is held in Malayalam Mithuna Masam (June - July). On the same day Pongala festival is held here.