Kakkassery Vaylikulangara Sree Bhagavathi Temple is located at Kakkassery near Thrissur in Kerala. The annual Makara Chowa is an important and auspicious date in the temple. Various rituals are held here on the day. Kakkassery Makara Chowa Pooram festival 2016 date is January 19.
Makara Chowa is observed on the first Tuesday of Makaram month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Kerala.
Numerous temples observe various rituals on the day.
Caparisoned elephants, melam, fireworks are part of the ritual.
The temple is decorated traditionally during the period.