Thirunakkara pakal pooram kottayam Kerala , INDIA

Thirunakkara pakal pooram

Event  takes place in March.
March 22 2023.

Thirunakkara Pooram is an annual temple festival that takes place in the town of Kottayam in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, who is the main deity of the Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple. The festival is known for its grand and colorful processions, which feature elephants, traditional music and dance performances, and a variety of cultural programs
Thirunakkara mahadevar temple in the heart of kottyam town is a 500 year old temple build by the tekkumkoor maharajah.

Thirunakkara pakal pooram

The main attraction of the Thirunakkara Pooram is the Pooram Vilakku, a procession of decorated elephants that takes place on the final day of the festival.

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Thirunakkara pakal pooram

The elephants are adorned with colorful parasols, bells, and other decorations, and are accompanied by traditional music and drumbeats.

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Thirunakkara pakal pooram

.news of 2012 pooram

The day began with the arrival of ‘cheru poorams' from nearby temples . The Pakal Pooram ceremonies started 4:30 p.m.on March 23rd 2012 with caparisoned elephants arranged on either side of the Thirunakkara Sreemahadevar temple ground it is a replica of the famous pooram on the grounds of Vadakkumnathan temple, Thrissur also called thrissur pooram and an annual event held in March every year.

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Thirunakkara pakal pooram location

Location:  thirunakkara is about 1.5 km away from ksrtc kottyam bus stand
about 2 km from kottyam railway station



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