Mathikunnu Vela Mahotsavam
Date:20-01-2019 to 26-01-2019
Mathikunnu Bhagavathy Temple, located in Thrissur district, has Goddess Bhagavathy as the presiding deity. The annual Vela Mahotsavam is the major festival conducted in this temple. This seven-day festival begins with a Kodiyettam and ends on Atham asterism in the Malayalam month of Makaram (January-February).
The temple remains closed for 7 days after the Vela Mahotsavam and will be reopened with the Pongala offering by the women devotees.
The temple also celebrates Trikarthika in the Malayalam month of Vrischikam (November - December) and Kalamezhuthum Pattu on 1st day of Vrischikam (November - December).
Vela and Pongala