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Mankara Kalikavu Bhagavathi Temple – Festival

Mankara Kalikavu Bhagavathi temple is located at Mankara in Palakkad district, Kerala. The annual Meenam Uthram festival (March - April) in Malayalam Meena masam is the most important utsavam in the temple and is known as Uthram Vilakku. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy.

This is a traditional Kerala style temple located on the banks of a river with a Chathura sreekovil, nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas.

The annual festival is famous for melam, caparisoned elephants and traditional art forms of temples in Kerala. Three elephants are part of the annual ezhunnallathu festival.

Prathishta dinam, Navratri and Thrikarthika are the other important festivals in the shrine.