About Temple

The temple is one of the oldest Devi temples situated in Palappuram in Ottapalam Taluk. Sreekovil is endowed with the presence of goddess Bhadrakali, namely thazhathe kaavu (lower shrine) and mele kaavu (upper shrine).

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About Pooram

Pooram is a regional festival of Kerala. Pooram is mainly celebrated in the northern part of Kerala, mainly at the district of Thrissur and Palakkad. And Thrissur Pooram is the most famous pooram. Different pooram has different custom of Celebration Chinakkathoor Pooram is celebrated in Ottapalam or Valluvanad which is a sub district of Palakkad . It is the most glorious and georgeous festival of Ottapalam which was noted as the cradle of art Malabar.

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Temple Naveekaranam

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Pooram Video

Pooram Photos


The History

It is believed that King Zamorin ordered Land Lords to start the festival in Chinakkathoor in 18th Century. It can be seen that the Horseplay indicates the significance of Zamorin Dynasty (AD 825-1766). The heritage of Mamankam reflects the glorious past in the Horseplay.

Mamankam. (Mahamagham/Jubily) used to be celebrated once in twelve years on Makam day. In the ancient times Perumal kings were the authority of this gala.

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Location Map

Contact Us

The Executive Officer
Chinakkathur Bhagawathi Devaswam
Ottapalam - 679103
Palakkad, Kerala

Phone : 0466 2230688
Email : mail@chinakkathurtemple.com

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