major festival, Kettukazcha is held during the months of August/
September- September/ October at the
Oachira Temple. Unlike
other temples, there is no shrine or idol at the
Oachira temple, located
nearly 32 kms from Kollam.
The principal deity is a concept called Parabrahmam (Cosmic Consciousness). Large effigies of Lord Siva's vehicle 'Nandi', the bull are taken out in procession.