Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Thiruvathira Festival

Date:23-12-2018 to 25-12-2018

Markandeya Shiva Temple, located at Manum near Makkanayi in Ernakulam, is one of the rare temples in Kerala where the idol of Lord Shiva is along with the young Markandeya in a prayerful posture. A temple located amidst the forest, the three-day festival starts on the Thiruvathira asterism in the Malayalam month of Dhanu (December-January). 

Main Attraction

Thiruvathira Festival

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Location

Manum

Venue
Markandeya Shiva Temple

Address
Aluva-Paravur Rd
Manum, Makkanayi
Ernakulam - 683520

District
Ernakulam

Festival date
December - January (On Thiruvathira asterism in the Malayalam month of Dhanu)


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