Monday, March 5, 2012

Guruvayur Anayottam 2012, Guruvayur temple Elephant race 2012- Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple Anayottam2012


Guruvayur Anayottam 2012, Guruvayur temple Elephant race 2012- Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple Anayottam2012
This is the famous ritual performed in Guruvayur temple  during the festival of Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple.  You might have watched so many  kind of races, but here it is the race of elephants. ‘Anayottam’  celebrated during the starting of the annual festival of Guruvayur sree Krishna temple which usually falls in the month of February- March, actually in the Malayalam month Kumbham.  This year  Anayottam is on 5th March 2012 which marks the beginning of the annual Guruvayur temple festival along with ‘Kodiyettam’.
Many elephants will participate in the race.  One who wins in the race will get gold medal and will be declared as the elephant who is honoured to carry the ‘thidampu’  on all special occasions for one year.  The famous elephant race will start from the  Manjulal on 5th March at 3 PM.

Tags: Guruvayur Anayotttam.


In the anayottam Guruvayur Kannan won  the race.  28 elephants participated in the race. 

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