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Manakkadu Temple At Vannery In Malappuram - Unique Goddess Murti - Festival

Manakkadu Temple is a unique temple located at Vannery near Perumpadappu in Malappuram district, Kerala. The Prathishta festival in the temple is observed Meenam 15. Kalamezhuthu Pattu and Guruti are held on Tuesday and Friday.

The temple belongs to Kattumadam Mana. The main deities worshipped in the temple are Goddess Bhadrakali, Shiva and Vishnu.

The Bhadrakali Murti worshipped in the temple is unique – upper body part of the murti is made of wood and the below part is made of granite.

It is said that Goddess Kali appeared with upper part of her body in the pond near the temple and she was consecrated in that form.

Vishnu and Bhadrakali faces west and Shiva faces east.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy and Ayyappan.