Ponnani Vellamakkal Bhagavathy Temple is located near Ponnani in Kerala. The annual Thalappoli festival in the temple is observed in Makaram month. Ponnani Vellamakkal Bhagavathy Temple Thalappoli Festival 2016 date is February 9.
Thalappoli is a unique feature of temple festival in Kerala. Girls, unmarried women and married women carry lighted lamps and move in a procession to the temple. It is performed for peace and prosperity.
Thousands of people from nearby villages and towns arrive to witness the festival which is also famous for processions.
The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and is an important Shakti Shrine in the region.