Vettakkorumakan Temple is a famous temple dedicated to Vettakkorumakan Lord Sastha, a popular deity among common people located at Nilambur in the Malappuram district. Vettakkorumakan is the son of Lord Shiva while he had taken his Kirata tribal avatar. Nilambur Pattu Utsavam, the six-day annual competition of the temple may be very well-known which is well known within the Malayalam month of Dhanu December-January. It is a religious ceremony in the temple held by using Nilambur Kovilakam wherein members sing hymns in praise of the deity inside the temple.
The individuals of the pageant are from a sure tribal community known as “Kuruppanmar” who sing songs throughout the rite. The temple, nestled on the scenic banks of the Chaliyar River, is at strolling distance from the Nilambur Bus stand. The temple has some sub-deities including Lord Ganesha, Goddess Bhagavati and Nagas. The precise Kerala fashion structure of the temple is without a doubt captivating.