Pooram

Pooram is the festival of festivals. Pooram is a remarkable event when the gods and goddess arrive on splendidly adorned tuskers for a celebration. The festival is a spectacle of magnificence and majesty. Ten to hundred caparisoned tuskers stand in front of the temple premises with the mahouts atop holding ornate silk umbrellas, white tufts and peacock feather fans, all swaying to the rhythm of the music. Some of the main Pooram celebrations are at are Aratupuzha, Thrissur, Uthralikavu, Cheeramkulangara, Pariyanampetta, Mannarkad, Perumanam, Aryankavu, Mangottu, Medamkulangara, Kodikal, Thirumandhamkunnu etc. Thrissur Pooram is most famous among them.



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