Puthanalkkal Bhagavathy Temple at Cherpulassery in Palakad District. The annual Thalappoli festival in the shrine is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. The rituals and festivities attracts scores of devotees. Puthanalkkal Bhagavathy Temple Thalappoli festival 2016 date is February 14.
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.
The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.
The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and is an important Shakti Shrine in the region.