Kalpathy ratholsavam, the date of kalpathy ratholsavam in 2017
Kalpathy is a early brahmin settlement at palakkad , the houses and culture the brahmin occurred here together known as agraharam, which is a sanskrit word. the peoples in the kalapthy are really migrated from tanjavur. the kalpathy agraharam is located at the banks of river bharathappuzha. kalpathy viswanatha temple is the nearest temple has the great prominence in the history of kalpathy. kalpathy chariot festival is world famous. the devotional festival is the main cultural attraction and pilgrim spot at kalpathy. kaplathy village located at the core of palakkad and this is the first heritage village in kerala. it sprawling an area about 23 hectares in palakkad district.
Kalpathy ratholsavam is takes place at kalpathy viswanatha temple dedicate to lord shiva. raatholsavam means the chariot festival in malayalam. the annual festival is takes place usually in november. this will be lasts for 10 days. the highlight of the festival is the carting of huge carved temple structures in the chariot which holds by the elephants. a lot of pilgrimages all over india become the part of this cultural festival. the number of chariots is same as the day of celebration, there is a single chariot at first day and it remains as 10 at the last day of celebration.
Kalpathy ratholsavam is the part of ancient culture in india and the devotional part too. the festival is initiate by the dhwajarohanam. the main festival are conducted in three days. kalpathy ratholsavam 2017 will be conduct in the middle of november the grand chariot festival is conduct in 14 november Tuesday to 16 thursday. palakakd is the nearest town which is 43 km away from the destination. which easily connect to other cities by buses and trains the nearest rail head is also situated at palakkad. Cochin international airport is the nearest airport to the destination located at a distance of 93 km