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Koorkenchery Temple Pooyam – Koorkenchery Maheswara Temple Thaipooyam Festival

Koorkenchery Temple is located at Koorkenchery near Thrissur in Kerala. The temple is around 3 km from the famous Vadakkumnathan Temple. Thaipooyam Festival in, Malayalam month, Makaram is of great importance in this shrine. Koorkenchery Temple Pooyam festival 2025 date is February 11.

Thaipooyam Festival in Makara Masam (January – February) attracts thousands of devotees. Mayil Kavadi, Palkavadi and various other types of Kavadi are taken on the day to the shrine.

Special pujas are also offered on the day from morning to evening.

The main ritual on the Thaipooyam day is the taking of Kavadi to the temple and going around the temple with it to the accompaniment of traditional temple music.

People also pierce their body with small lance or vel for desire fulfillment or as part of thanksgiving for desires fulfilled.