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Chinakkathoor Pooram

Festival | Elephant Festival

Chinakkathoor Pooram is a festival in Palakkad held in March. The highlight of the evening festivities is a grand procession of 33 elephants. Traditional performances of the temple orchestra and various other art forms are also performed. The Tholppavakkoothu, a ritualistic shadow puppet show, is performed at the temple premises every evening for the 17 days till the concluding day of the festival. Another beautiful sight is the procession of sixteen well-decorated models of the horses and the bulls brought ceremoniously to the temple by devotees.

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