Nadathurappu festival or Nadathurappu Mahotsavam is a 12-day celebration held at Thiruvairanikulam Mahadeva Temple near Aluva in Ernakulam district of Kerala. In 2012, Nadathurappu Mahotsavam has begun on 8 January, Sunday, and will end on January 19. Sree Parvathy Devi Temple in Thiruvairanikulam temple (Sabarimala of Women) will be kept open for darshan for only 12 days in a year.
Special pooja at Sree Ramamoorthi Temple of Akayoor Mana marks the beginning of the festival.
The facilities for darsan have been arranged from 4 am to 1.30 pm in the morning and 4 pm to 8.30 pm in the evening. The festival will conclude on January 19, at 8 pm.