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When is Thirunakkara Arattu (തിരുനക്കര ആറാട്ട്) in 2017?

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Thirunakkara Arattu (തിരുനക്കര ആറാട്ട്) in 2017 will be observed on Wednesday, 15th March.

As per Malayalam Calendar, the festival begins on the first day of Meenam month. Thirunakkara Arattu (തിരുനക്കര ആറാട്ട്), also known as the ‘temple festival’ in Kerala, is a 10-day long festival which is usually observed in the month of March or April.

However, Thirunakkara Arattu (തിരുനക്കര ആറാട്ട്) in 2017 will begin on Wednesday, 15th March and will last until Friday, 24th March. The festival is celebrated at Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple located in Kerala’s Kottayam district. The celebrations and the festivities continue for 10 days and are equally enjoyed by everyone regardless of the caste or creed.

Thirunakkara Arattu (തിരുനക്കര ആറാട്ട്) is one of the most important of all temple festivals celebrated in Kerala, the God’s Own Country’. Each year thousands of tourists from all parts of India and abroad come here to get a glimpse of grand celebrations. The main attraction of the festival is the vibrant mix of local arts and religious ceremonies.
Apart from this social gatherings, cultural events and sumptuous feast are also very popular. The dates of Thirunakkara Arattu vary every year because of the fact that it is based on Malayalam calendar and Malayalam calendars are based on the Solar cycle.