Pallippana Ritual

at

Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada

Edakkad Post, Kollam Dt, 691552 Kerala, India

May 10, 2011 - May 21, 2011

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Itupanabali
Bhishmarupa Avahanam
Pithabali
Ninabali
Chaturbali
Puranati
Panchabutabali
Marukubali
Parayoth
Kuzhibalikkuta
Pattatabali
Muroth
Sarpabali


Navabali



Azhibali

Kitangubali


Dikkubali

Kumpubali (Kailasapuja)

Eyewitness account by A. Purushothaman and A. Harindranath

Acknowledgements:
We thank the Velan ritualists, Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Devaswom authorities and the people of Malanada who enthusiatically provided all the necessary help and information.
We thank Mr. V. Sudhakaran and family for providing accommodation and kind hospitality.
We thank Venu Edakkazhiyur and K. Gopalakrishnan for their invaluable help.