Venue: Vadakkumnathan Temple
Location: Swaraj Round, Thrissur
In the Malayalam month of Karkidakam, the Vadakkumnathan Temple premises bear witness to a unique and splendid ceremony- the ‘Aanayoottu’ or feeding of elephants.
A sumptuous feast is prepared according to the standards stipulated by Ayurvedic tradition for these gentle giants. During this elaborate ceremony, elephants are lined up in a single row and are fed the specially made Ayurvedic food.
This ritual is attended by thousands from far and wide, who wait eagerly to feed the elephants. The special feed for the elephants is made of sugarcane, rice, ghee, coconut, jaggery and Ayurvedic medicines.
This festival has its roots in the belief that offering pooja and providing delicious and healthy food to elephants is a way to propitiate Lord Ganesha, the elephant-faced God according to Hindu faith.
The Aanayoottu festival enjoys massive public participation and is an integral part of Kerala culture.
Nearest railway station: Thrissur
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport
Courtesy: Information taken from www.keralatourism.org
Link URL: https://www.keralatourism.org/event/aanayoottu-thrissur/59
The Mega festival Thrissur pooram is held on the premises of the Vadakkumnatha Temple (Thekkinkadu Maithanam) which is just few steps from Wariyam Heritage. Wariyam Heritage is one of the few nearest accommodations for Thrissur Pooram. We offer a 3 days, 2 nights package with the following schedule with 3 times complimentary food on April 17th.
Day 1 – April 16, 2016 – Arrival, Check-in at Wariyam Heritage
Chamayam- Pooram chamayam is a sort of dress display consisting of the gold caparisons of the elephants, parasols, and all types of ornaments that will be used for the festival. Evening –visit to Nattika Beach.
Day 2 – April 17, 2016 – Thrissur Pooram
The Elanjithara Melam starts at about 2:00 PM. This is a musical display an amazing percussion ensemble featuring about 250 odd artistes, ushers in tens of thousands of music-lovers, who wave their hands in accordance to the rhythm.
Kudamattom starts at around 4.30pm.Vadakkunathan temple is made spectacular by the pageant of 30 caparisoned elephants and kudamattom, a competition involving swift rhythmic changing of brightly colored and sequined parasols.
Day 3 – April 18, 2016
Fire Works(Vedikettu) starts at 3:00 AM ,which are distinct in character, performance, excellence and magnitude. Both Thiruvambady and Paramekkavu temples compete with each other to provide the crowd with the best and the most unexpected. Checkout- 12.:00pm farewell.
Cultural Capital of Kerala – Thrissur hosts ITFOK edition 8 – international THEATRE festival of KERALA, from 10th January 2016 to 16th January 2016. Visit the program schedule @ website of ITFOK – www.theatrefestivalkerala.com/2016_show_program_schedule.php
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“Aanayoottu” alias Elephant Feeding being conducted at Vadakunnathan Temple, Thrissur on July 16th. Be there to attend this auspicious function.
Your stay is arranged at Wariyam Heritage, just outside the Temple wall. Also indulge in Authentic Ayurveda Treatment to rejuvenate your body and soul at very reasonable rates.
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Wariyam Heritage welcomes you with an attractive reasonable package on the mega festival Thrissur Pooram on 1st May, 2012
Wariyam Heritage provides an attractive pooram package exclusively for Thrissur Pooram from 30th April 2012 to 2nd May 2012 (3days and 2nights), with complimentary break fast. For more details visit our website…
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