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Nilambur Pattu Utsavam 2022 Date – Nilambur Vettakkorumakan Temple Festival

Nilambur Vettakkorumakan temple is located at Nilambur in Malappuram district, Kerala. The annual festival in the temple is known as Nilambur pattu utsavam. Nilambur Vettakkorumakan Temple festival 2022 date is January 4 to January 9. The annual festival begins on Dhanu 20 and ends on Dhanu Masam 25.

Vettakkorumakan is believed to be the son of Shiva and Goddess Parvati in the form of Kattalas or forest dwellers. There is another belief that the murti is Vettaikaran – the Keeratha form of Shiva.

Vettakkorumakan is the paradevata of Nilambur Kovilakam. The deity faces east.

The Upa Devatas in the temple are Ayyappan, Shiva and Bhagavathy.

The temple was famous for elephants in the past. The world famous Guruvayoor Kesavan was given by Nilamboor Kovilakam – nadaykirittuka.

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