Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Muzhappilangadu Thalappoli Mahotsavam

Date:07-03-2019 to 09-03-2019

Thalappoli Mahotsavam is the most important festival of Sree Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple in Muzhappilangadu, Kannur. Celebrated on the Malayalam month of Kumbham 23, 24, 25 (usually on March), in the first day of the festival ornaments of the deity is taken to the temple by procession. On the second day there is the ritual of Kalam Pattu. Last day is famous for 'Kalasham Varavu’ or ‘Kalasham Ezhunallathu’, sacred urns decorated by flowers. This temple has one of the most numbers of ‘kalasam varavu’ rituals held as part of the festival.

It will be accompanied by 'aayathan', traditional priest and the theyyam of Edalapurathu Chamundi, regionally known as elladathothi are other important events held during the festival days.

Bharani Thalappoli, is another festival celebrated here. It is celebrated on Bharani asterism in the Malayalam month of Medam (April – May).

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhadarakali and is second amongst the famous Sree Kurumba Temples in Kerala.

Main Attraction

Kalasham Varavu, Theyyam



Sree Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple, Muzhappilangadu

Muzhappilangadu PO
Kannur – 670662
Phone: +91 497 2831530, 9497839552


Festival date
From 23 - 25 of the Malayalam month of Kumbham

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