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Kazhakootam Peruman Mahavishnu Temple – Festival

Peruman Mahavishnu temple is located at Pavithram near Kazhakootam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. This is beautiful temple is dedicated to Bhagvan Vishnu. The annual festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Meena Masam. The most important day during the annual festival is the Rohini Nakshatra is known as Meena Rohini utsavam.

The temple has a round two-tier sanctum sanctorum – vatta sreekovil. A standing murti of Vishnu is worshipped in this east facing sreekovil. There are shrines of upa devatas. The temple also has mural paintings around the sreekovil. The shrine is complete with a namaskara mandapam and chuttambalam.

The annual festival is famous for Vaishnava pujas and rituals. Melam, procession, ezhunnallathu and performing art forms are part of the festival.