Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Arattu Utsavam

Date:24-02-2019 to 02-03-2019

One of the prominent temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Mattannur Mahadeva Temple celebrates the annual festival in the Malayalam month of Kumbham (Mid February – Mid March). The festival starts on Kumbham 12 and lasts for seven days and ends with an arattu (ceremonial bath). 

During the festival devotee’s throngs to the temple for witnessing the 'Thidambu Nritham', a ritual dance performed in the temples of Malabar and the ritual of Theru (Chariot).  

 

Main Attraction

Thidambu Nritham

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Location

Mattannur

Venue
Mattannur Mahadeva Temple

Address
Indira Nagar
Mattannur
Kerala 670702
Phone: 0490 247 1630

District
Kannur

Festival date
Every Kumbham month of Malayalam calender (Feb-March)


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