Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Pariyanampetta Pooram Festival Kerala

PariyanamPatta Pooram festival is celebrated at the Pariyanampatta temple, MangalamKunnu, Palakkad and is the famous festival of Valluvanadu. The festival takes place at the Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple, Kattukulam 40 km from Palakkad. The live deity of the temple is Goddess Bhagavathy.

The pooram day is on the 7th of month of Kumbam according to the Malayalam calendar. It falls about on the second week of February. The Pooram festival is marked by the traditional folk and classical musicalroutineslikethe. 

Tholpavakoothu,Kalamezhuthupattu,Pootham,Thira,Karivela,Kaalavela,Kuthiravela,Kathakali,Chakyarkoothu. The last day of the festival sees a Ceremonial procession of 21 elephants.Kerala people wear in every festival white color clothes.   These impressively caparisoned elephants are made to march through the streets while thousands of people gather to watch them and to seek blessing from them since the elephant is hailed as holy in Kerala.
The elephant and traditional musical recitals are inherent parts of holy festivals in South India- Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The fairs and festivals in Kerala are more so. Also musical performances are performed before the god to make happy.

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