Palliyodams (snake boats)

Palliyodams (snake boats)

Palliyodam means boat of Lord Parthasarathy, presiding deity of the centuries-old Sree Parthasarathy Temple at Aranmula. Aranmula palliyodams are unique in their shape and structure. The boats are equal in length at the front, centre and rear. Only the central portion touches the water. palliyodams whose length is 110 metre and above are called A batch palliyodams and the ones with length to 80 to 90 metre belong to the B batch.

palliyodam snakeboat

29.Nedumprayar palliyodam 30.Nellickal palliyodam 31.Othera palliyodam 32.Poovathur East 33.Poovathur West 34.Punnamthottam 35.Ranni palliyodam 36.Thekkemuri palliyodam 37.Thottapuzhassery palliyodam 38.Thymaravumkara palliyodam 39.Umayattukara palliyodam 40.Vanmazhi palliyodam 41.Venpala palliyodam 42.Melukara palliyodam 43.Thekkemuri palliyodam 44.Thekkemuri-East palliyodam 45.Othera-Kunnekattu palliyodam 46.Mepram-taimavukara palliyodam 47. Thripprayar paliyodam. .

Palliyodam snake boats

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