Erumeli Pettathullal

Renowned Erumeli Pettathullal will be held on January 12. Ambalappuzha andAlangattu team will enact the pettathullal. The Ambalappuzha team comprising around 600 devotees, clad in kumkumam will wait at the Kochambalam from morning 11 for the eagle to be present on the sky. It is believed that the eagle is the representative of Lord Ayyappa. After witnessing the bird, the team will start the pettathullal.

The team after visiting the Vavaru mosque will then go on to the Valiyambalam, there the representatives of Devaswom Board including Deputy Devaswom Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner and Administrative Officer will welcome the Ambalappuzha team. The procession will be accompanied by tuskers and various other art forms. Soon after Ambalappuzha team ends their Pettathullal, Alangattu team will undergo the ritual. When a star seemed over the skies of Kochambalam the team will start the Pettathullal. The procession will be accompanied by one or more oracles and there will not have any representatives from Board or among the local people. When the team enters the premises of the Valiyamabalam and round the sanctum sanctorum
by 5 in the evening the Pettathullal procession will end, officially.
On the same day both the team will perform some rituals like Aazhipooja by Ambalappuzha team and other Pooja by the Alangattu team.