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Vettam Chebittil Subramanya Temple Thaipooyam Festival

Vettam Chebittil Subramanya Temple is located at Vettam in Malappuram District and is around 9 km from Tirur. The annual pooyam ritual organized in Malayalam Makaram month in the temple attracts hundreds of devotees. The shrine is dedicated to Subramanya or Muruga. Vettam Chebittil Subramanya Temple Temple Thaipooyam festival 2017 date is February 10, Friday.

Special pujas and rituals are held throughout the day in the temple.

Carrying Kavadi is the main ritual on the day. People carry various types of Kavadi to the temple in procession. Traditional temple music is part of the procession.

Kavadiyattam, display of colorful kavadis and fireworks are the highlight of the festival.

On the Pooyam day, people also pierce their body with small lance, or vel. This is done for getting desires fulfilled.