Viyyur Manalaru Kavu Bhagavathy Temple Kavadi and Vela Festival



Viyyur Manalaru Kavu Bhagavathy Temple is located at Viyyur Manalaru near Thrissur in Kerala. Manalaru Kavu Bhagavathy Temple is located around 3 km from Thrissur town. The annual festival in the shrine is observed on Sashti day in Malayalam Makaram month. The rituals and festivities attracts scores of devotees. Viyyur Manalaru Kavu Bhagavathy Temple Kavadi and Vela festival 2016 date is February 13.

Melam, traditional Kerala temple music with five instruments, is performed as part of the ritual.

Caparisoned elephants and Kavadi are part of the festivities.

Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period.

The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.