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Kaladithara Manaliyar Kavu Temple Thalappoli Festival

Kaladithara Manaliyar Kavu Temple is located at Kaladithara near Ponnani in Kerala. The shrine is around 13 km from Ponnani town. The annual festival in the shrine is observed in Malayalam Makaram month. The rituals and festivities attracts scores of devotees. Kaladithara Vadakke Manaliyar Kavu Temple Thalappoli festival 2016 date is February 13.

Thalappoli is a unique feature of temple festival in Kerala. Girls, unmarried women and married women carry lighted lamps and move in a procession to the temple. It is performed for peace and prosperity.

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

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and is an important Shakti Shrine in the region.