Neelamperoor Padayani is a ritual festival held at Neelamperoor, Kuttanadu taluk, Alappuzha district, Kerala. It is a day-long festival which involves the making of various effigies of human and non-human figures, which are also an integral part of the performance of rituals. There are different kinds of performances in Kerala and Neelamperoor Padayani is the only kind of padayani which makes effigies instead of performing dances using masks and headgear. Neelamperoor Padayani is performed in Neelamperoor Palli Bhagavathy Temple, outside the inner wall of the main shrine. This image gallery showcases the rituals of Padayani, the making of the props and the sights of celebration.