Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Meena Mahotsavam

Date:14-03-2019 to 21-03-2019

Sree Bala Subramanya Temple at Ulloor is one of the temples in Thiruvananthapuram dedicated to Lord Subramanya. Every year the temple celebrates two festivals, one is the Meena Mahotsavam and the other Thaipooyam

Meena Mahotsavam, an eight day festival which falls on the Malayalam month of Meenam (March- April). The festival commences with Kodiyettam ends with the Arattu (holy bath) of the deity. 

Thaipooyam festival is a one-day festival and the main attraction of the thaipooyam festival is the devotees carrying kavadi (richly decorated wooden arches) on their shoulders perform a ritualistic dance called Kavadiyattom. And next year the festival is on 31 January 2018. 

Main Attraction

Thaipooyam, Sasthi Vritham (an important observance dedicated to Lord Muruga on all months)

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Location

Ulloor

Venue
Ulloor Sree Bala Subramanya Temple

Address
140 A, Ulloor Gardens Rd
Ulloor Garden
Thiruvananthapuram,
Kerala, 695011
Phone: +91 9895207863, +91 9645022771

District
Thiruvananthapuram

Festival date
March - April (Meenam month of Malayalam Calendar)


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