Vayillyam Kunnu Bhagavathy Temple Thalappoli Festival



Vayillyam Kunnu Bhagavathy Temple is located in Palakkad District in Kerala. The shrine is around 24 km from Palakkad town on the way to Cherpulassery. The annual Thalappoli festival in the temple is observed in Makaram month. Vayillyam Kunnu 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.