Manalarkavu Devi Temple is located in Viyyur, Thrissur – on the way from Thrissur to Shoranur. Vela is one of the most important festivals in this temple. According to our sources, the Vela is conducted based on the Malayalam months. If Makaram month of malayalam calender have 30 days, the Vela will be on Makaram 30th (February 12 or 13 in the English calender) and if Makaram have 29 days, Vela will be on Kumbam 1st (February 13 in the English calender). These photos were taken on 13th Feb 2016.