The five day annual festival at Sree Manantheswara Vinayaka temple at
Madhur in Kasargod is a colorful event. On the fourth day, the image of
the deity (Thidampu) is taken out in a long procession.
Celebration Trends And Rituals
presentation of various folk arts and 'Yakshagana', the dance-drama of
Karnataka add to the festivities and excitement. The temple is dedicated
to Sree Vinayaka (Ganesha), the destroyer of obstacles.
Prime Attractions of Kasaragod
This internationally renowned
spiritual centre founded by Swami Ramdas in 1939, offers a quiet,
peaceful ambience best suited for meditation and spiritual studies. A 40
minutes drive away, is the unique Valiyaparamba Backwater stretch. The
most scenic Backwaters of Kerala, it is fed by four rivers and is dotted
with numerous islands. Valiyaparamba is perhaps the most scenic
Backwaters of Kerala. A cruise centre offering exciting boat rides will
soon be opened here.