Thaipooyam was celebrated with religious deity at Koorkancherry Sree Maheswara Temple in Thrissur district amid drum beats and procession.

Main attractions of the festival were decorated elephants and traditional dance 'Kavadis', which enthralled the visitors.

Another major attraction of the festival was Kavadiyattam, a colourful ritual art, is a votive offering to Lord Subramanya. Basically of Tamil origin, Kavadiyattam  is widely prevalent in the temples all over Kerala during the festival seasons.

Thaipooyam festival, observed in the Tamil month of Thai (January-February) is celebrated in the name of Lord Subrahmanya, son of Hindu god Shiva.

Not only Hindu Tamil speaking community in India celebrates Thaipooyam but also many countries like Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka mark the festival celebrating the victory of good over evil.

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