Payyanadam Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple is located in Palakkad District in Kerala. The annual festival, Ucharal Vela, in the shrine is observed in Malayalam month Makaram as per traditional Kerala calendar. Payyanadam Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple Ucharal Vela 2016 date is February 11. Payyanadam Kurumba Bhagavathy temple is located around 7 km from Mannarkad.
Ucharal Vela is noted for unique rituals. Such rituals are only performed in this part of Kerala and are closely associated with the agrarian community.
During the period, the shrine is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.
Hundreds of people arrive to witness the ritual.