the annual festivals conducted, Koottu offering falling in the month
of Vrischikam corresponding to mid November is a grand affair and is
celebrated by the temple with great éclat. It lasts for 12 days and
many thrilling episodes from the Ramayana, like Anguliangam -
Hanuman's meritorious role in reaching Lanka, seeing
Sita and bringing her Chudamani for Srirama being the theme, it
attracts all classes of spectators, and is staged every year with
additions of new faces and spicy dialogues.
regular festivals like Ekadasi in Vrischikam falling in
November-December and Pooram in Meenam in March-April common to Rama
temples are celebrated with great pomp and splendour. The uniqueness
of the festivals is the taking out of Ayyappa's image in procession
of the Dasami day, and this testifies to the fact that this was an
Ayyappan temple primarily in the beginning.