Neelamperoor Padayani is held at the precincts of the beautiful temple of Goddess Bhagavathy at Neelamperoor KERALA

Neelamperoor Padayani is held at the precincts of the beautiful temple of Goddess Bhagavathy at Neelamperoor near Kottayam. Padayani, literarily means rows of army. Padayani is a symbolic victory march of goddess Kali after vanquishing Darika. A colourful and spectacular Ketukazcha procession is carried out, with effigies of mythological characters.

The procession is conducted at night and in its course towards the temple; it is accompanied by the reverberating beats emanating from several drums (Chenda) along with clanging of Cymbals that fills the air with a captivating rhythm.