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Arattupuzha Tharakkal Pooram

Arattupuzha Tharakkal pooram is held a day before the world famous Arattupuzha pooram. It is held at Sastha Temple at Arattupuzha in Thrissur district, Kerala. The main deities participating in the pooram are Arattupuzha Sastha, Thottippal Bhagavathy and Oorakathamma Thiruvadi.

Arattupuzha Sastha arrives in the evening atop a caparisoned elephant. Several caparisoned elephants line up along with Arattupuzha Sastha. This pooram has Pandi Melam.

Thottippal Bhagavathy stands on the opposite side of Arattupuzha Sastha atop a caparisoned elephant along with several other elephants carrying venchamaram and muthukuda. This pooram has panchavadyam.

Finally, at the end of the pooram Oorakathamma Thiruvadi arrives.