Mankurussi Pooram is observed at the Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple at Mankurussi and the village on the banks of Bharathapuzha River is around 17 km from Palakkad. The pooram festival is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. Mankurussi Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple Pooram Festival 2016 date is February 25.
The highlight of the festival is caparisoned elephants, melam and fireworks.
Several unique rituals and pujas are performed during the festival period.
Traditional performing arts, music, songs and other cultural activities are held during the period.
The festival ends with arattu on the final day.