Monday, 13 March 2017

Kottiyoor Festival 2017

Kottiyoor Festival
Start date: 06-06-2017
End date: 02-07-2017

Venue: Kottiyoor temple, Kannur district
Location: Kannur
District: Kannur

Kottiyoor Ulsavam or Kottiyoor Vysakha Mahotsavam
is a 27-day annual pilgrimage observed by Hindus
commemorating the Mythology of Daksha Yaga. The pilgrimage is
similar to the Kumbh Mela of Prayag, where ablutions are performed.
The Vysakha Mahotsavam is a yearly pilgrimage like the Hindus'
Sabarimala Pilgrimage or the Muslims' Hajj Pilgrimage, where devotees,
 travelling from multiple locations, go en masse to a shrine at a
specific period of time during the year. The temple and grounds are
 also known as Dakshina Kasi.

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