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The Poruvazhi Malanada temple is a rare place of worship dedicated to Duryodhana, the antagonist in the epic Mahabharata. Rarities do not end there; the temple neither has an idol nor a sanctum sanctorum. The annual festival of the temple is noted for a majestic kettukazcha procession. The procession is a fascinating sight in which decorated structures are taken out to the accompaniment of traditional drum orchestras. Some of the structures are 70 to 80 ft tall and they are made in a competitive spirit by the people of the surrounding villages. The structures are either carried on the shoulders or taken out on chariots. The event attracts large number of devotees every year.