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Meenam Festival

meenam The flag hoisting (kodiyettam) day of Sabarimala is on Meenam (Malayalam month).The festival celebration is on for 10 days.Pallivetta is held on the ninth day of the festival.Lord Ayyappan escorted by the Bhoothaganangal reaches Saramkuthi where the lord holds Pallivetta and as a symbolic reprsetation of this events, a procession is held,even ‘Nayattuvili’ will be held.On the tenth day Painguni festival and Arattu will be held.The Arattu is on the Uthram star of Meenam(malayalam month).