Vadakkanthara Thirupuraikal Bhagavathy Temple is in Vadakkanthara, Palakkad and is dedicated to Shakthi, the powerful goddess representing feminine power.Devotees believe that this goddess is Kannaki (Kannagi) who came to Palakkad after burning Madurai. Her people called Moothans, a merchant community combining Tamil and Malayalam culture, accompanied her and settled at Nadupathi Mannam.
Location : Vadakkanthara, Palakkad, Kerala 678012, India
Gods : Devi Karnaki
Landmark : Near bus Stand : palakkad Nearby Airport : Coimbatore Airport
One of the main festivals is Valiya Aarattu festival which is celebrated by the community on three days and in a great way in the month of Malayalam – Medam Masam Punertham star.