Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Thira Thalappoli Mahotsavam

Date:08-05-2019 to 10-05-2019

Dedicated to Lord Shiva (Kiratha form) and Parvathy, the annual festival of Kuniyilkavu Sree Kiratha Shiva- Parvathy Temple falls in the Malayalam month of Medam (April-May).  

This three day annual festival witnesses the ritual of Vellattu. Vellattu is ritual art form held in the temples of Malabar region. On the first day the Vellattu of Kariyathan, Pamboori Karuvol and Nagakkali Vellattu will happens. Once the Vellattu is over there will be Thira performance and Nagathalappoli takes place. On the second day, the vellattu of Kariyathan, Pamboori Karuvol, Neetil Karuvol, Bhagavathi Thira and Karivilli takes place. Finally the day’s events end with Thalappoli. Thira will be held on the final day. 

Main Attraction




Kuniyil Kavu

Kuniyil Kavu Sree Kiratha Shiva- Parvathy Temple

Kuniyil Kavu
Eranjippalam PO
Kozhikode – 673006
Phone: 9037884348, 9895305954


Festival date
In the Malayalam month of Medam (April-May).

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