Thankayam Subrahmanya Swamy Temple is located at Thankayam and is around 13 km from Manjeri in Malappuram District in Kerala. The annual pooyam ritual organized in the temple attracts hundreds of devotees. The shrine is dedicated to Subramanya or Muruga. Thankayam Subrahmanya Temple Thaipooyam festival 2016 date is January 24.
Special pujas and rituals are held throughout the 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.
Kavadiyattam, display of colorful kavadis and fireworks are the highlight of the festival.