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At Guruvayur, the Utsavam keeps going for ten days. Starting upon the arrival of Pushya (the eighth asterism) in the month of Kumbham ( February-March), it closes after the Aarattu on the tenth day.
Religiously, it is the reclamation of awesome Chaithanya. Brahmakalasam is gone before by the Utsavam. It is pointed at the decontamination and energisation of the forces of the god. It is the final one of the long arrangement of ceremonies of kalasam and at the end, the banner will be raised proclaiming the Utsavam.
Socially, it comprises of different parades, brightening and unassuming flame lives up to expectations (this is a strength of Guruvayur Utsavam that no explosives are utilized, dissimilar to the majority of the other Kerala sanctuaries). Each of the ten days, the spot wears a happy look, roads spruced up with curves, trims and so forth., houses crisply thatched and painted. Each place of worship and building is tastefully designed with lights, plantain trunks, bundles of coconut and arecanuts. Two Gopurams and the bahyankana (external yard) are intricately beautified with enlightenments and eye-getting electric showcases. The lights, Deepasthambams and vilakku are all lightened.