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Mupliyam Madapillikavu Temple Festival

Mupliyam Madapillikavu Temple is located in Thrissur District. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva and Devi – Mother Goddess Bhagavathi. The annual festival at Madappillikavu is observed in Makaram month. The temple is located around 27 km from Thrissur.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Vishnu, Devi and Ganpati.

Mahashivratri and Bali Tharpanam are conducted in the temple.

The temple has a round sanctum sanctorum with a kodimaram and chuttambalam.

The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights. The annual festival is noted for various rituals. Caparisoned elephants, melam, fireworks and sheevali are part of the festival. Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period. Hundreds of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities. The weeklong festival ends with Arattu on the final day.