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Vamanapuram Kuttoor Dharma Sastha Temple – Festival

Vamanapuram Kuttoor Dharma Sastha temple is located at Kuttoor near Vamanapuram in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Dharmasastha or Ayyappa. The annual festival is held in such a manner that it ends with Arattu on Uthram nakshatra day in Meena masam (March - April). The pooram festival ghosha yatra is held on the final day.

This a traditional Kerala style temple with a kodimaram (flag pole), chuttambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas.

The annual festival is noted for procession, annual Ayyappa temple pujas and rituals, homa, abhishekam, annadanam and temple performing arts of Kerala.

The temple observes annual Mandala Makaravilakku festival.