|Venue:||Kunnath Ambalam, Manjeri|
|Date :||31 March - 7 April|
The Kunnath Ambalam is a beautiful temple in Manjeri. Situated on a hillock, it offers a stunning view of the entire district. Goddess Durga is the primary deity of Kunnath Ambalam and the temples annual festival, Manjeri Pooram, draws in huge crowds. The festival starts on Makariyam asterism in the Malayalam month of Meenam (Mid March – Mid April) with kodiyettam (ceremonial flag hoisting). The festival ends on Uthram asterism with arattu (holy bath).
One of the major highlights of the festival is the Pakal Pooram which happens on the eighth day. Procession of various folk art forms like Pootham, Kaala, Nayadi Pootham, Chaliyam Kuthira (Vethalam) and so on will be taken to the festival ground by the devotees.