Ponnkuzhi Temple vela festival is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. The shrine is located at Muthanga in Wayanad District in Kerala. The annual vela festival is noted for various unique rituals and traditions. Ponnkuzhi Temple Vela festival 2016 date is February 21.
The small shrine located in sylvan surroundings is dedicated to Goddess Sita and is closely related to the epic Ramayana.
Hundreds of devotees participate in the various rituals observed in the temple.
It is considered highly meritorious to take the blessing of deity during the period.
A small fair is organized as part of the annual festival.