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Anamangad Kunninmel Bhagavathy Temple Thalappoli Festival

Anamangad Kunninmel Bhagavathy Temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and it is located around 7 km from Perinthalmanna in Malappuram District in Kerala. The annual festival or utsavam is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. Anamangad Kunninmel Bhagavathy Temple Thalappoli Festival beginning date is March 1.

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

Melam, traditional Kerala temple music with five instruments, are performed as part of the festival.

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

Various unique offerings are made at the shrine during the period.

Caparisoned elephants, theyyam, and other folk arts are part of the main festival.

The festival ends with Arattu. The utsava murti of the deity is taken out of the shrine for ritual bathing on the final day. Caparisoned elephants and melam are part of the ritual.

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