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Vallikunnam Manakkad Temple – Festival

Vallikunnam Manakkad temple is located at Manackad near Vallikunnam in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy or Devi. The annual festival in the temple is held in Meena Masam (March – April) and it coincides with the Aswathy nakshatra.

This is a traditional Kerala style temple with a, chathura sreekovil and shrines of upa devatas.

The annual festival is famous for various pujas and rituals including homam, abhishekam etc. Temple art forms, melam, ezhunnallathu and procession are part of the annual festival.

The shrine also observes Navratri and Thrikarthika.