Jagannatha Utsavam is held in Madathilparambu, close to Kannur,
every year during 1725 February. The quite township bursts into
a flurry of activities with religious conferences, fireworks, cultural
programs and of course, elephant pageantry.
The Jagannatha Temple is one of the most revered Hindu shrine in this
part of Kerala. The temple draws much of its fame from conducting
inter-caste marriages, which is still considered a taboo in many parts
Sree Narayana Guru, a celebrated social reformer of Kerala, founded
the temple toward the beginning of the past century. It enshrines
the idol of Lord Jagannatha (Siva). A statue of the founder is also
housed in the temple.
Jagannatha Festival continues for eight days of celebration. The seventh
day is considered the most auspicious. Seven elephants decked in gorgeous
fineries and clothes make a procession. Hundreds and thousands of
devotees throng at the temple from every part of Kerala on the occasion
of Jagannatha Festival.
Another unique part of the Jagannatha Festival is the religious conferences.
Scholars and social leaders from various corners of the state come
to take part in the conferences.
Here also you would find the glorious showcasing of the cultural richness
of the region. Mind-blowing performances of traditional music and
dances are staged which bring forth the heritage of the region. Add
to that the gastronomic delights. No festival in India, let alone
Kerala, is complete without the celebration of its unparalleled culinary
heritage. Jagannatha Festival gives you a good opportunity to savor
the mouthwatering traditional delicacies of Kerala.
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