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Mannanpurathkavu Nileshwar Kalasam

Mannanpurathkavu Nileshwar is a temple dedicated to Goddess Durga. The Mannanpurathkavu, Nileshwar is a beautiful temple where the worship of the Goddess Durga is done with all dedication and solemnity. A part of the worship called Piradar performs the daily poojas. Another key feature of this temple is the performance of the Kurathi which involves the sacrifice of the cocks. A large number of devotees visit this temple on Tuesday and Friday. These are the two important days of the temple. The annual festival of this temple is known as `Kalasam`, which comes during Edavam or in the month of May every year.Theyyam is performed on these festival days. You can also see many cultural performances and religious rites during this festival which attract thousands of devotees. Many tourists every year come to visit the temple.

Kalasam is the annual fair that is held in Mannanpurathkavu, Nileshwar every year.This fair is held in May. The cultural ceremony known as Theyyam is also performed during the days of the fair.For the participants, of the temple Fridays and Tuesdays are the most auspicious,so they prefer these days in order to pay homage to the Goddess and get her blessings. People wear their costumes and throng in the temple gates. Worshipers also sing Religious hymns during this time which adds more charm to the festival.

People from every corner and every side of the state participate in these devotional numbers to make it an elating experience.The other cultural performances include dance drama are also an important part of the festival.
Anyone can participate in the dance drama as it is open to all interested members and there is no hard and fast rule for the selection of the participants in the programs.Along with the religious festivals there is a Grand Ceremony that is performed here at the Mannanpurathkavu, Nileshwar temple for the five days.

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  1. Jyothi Mahale Says:

    Please provide the temple address with pincode to send the offerings to Goddess.

    Thanks,

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