Subhramanya Temple is located at Iringal and
is around 9 km from Vadakara in Kerala. The annual Pooyam ritual and festival
organized in the temple attracts hundreds of devotees. The shrine is dedicated
to Subramanya or Muruga. Iringal Sree Subhramanya Temple Thaipooyam festival
2016 date is January 24.
Special pujas and rituals are held throughout the Thaipooyam day in the temple.
Carrying Kavadi is the main ritual on the day. People carry various types of Kavadi to the temple in procession. Traditional temple music is part of the procession.
Melam, various types of colorful Kavadi and fireworks are part of the festival.