The week-long annual festival of Ratholsavam (Chariot Festival) begins
in the month of November, every year. Thousands of devotees haul the
huge, intricately carved temple chariots through the streets.
ricitals are held in the temple throughout the festival. Throbbing with
the Vedic chants sonorously recited by the Vedic scholars escorting the
god, Kalpathy comes alive with the spirit of true devotion and joyous
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near Palakkad, this temple is believed to be over 700 years old. The
festival is dominated by three magnificent chariots, bedecked with
flowers and flags, each sanctified by the presence of the lord.