Paramekkavu Temple Situated at round east - outskirts of the Vadakumnathan temple ground - Paramekkavu is the dominant partner of Thrissur pooram. The main deity is "devi" (vaishnavy - among sapthamathrukal). As per legend, devi came with "Kuruppal" (head of an aristocratic Nair family) from Thirumadhamkunnu (famous sapthamatha temple in malappuram district some 80 kms from Thrissur) on his umbrella. There is a "mekkavu" in this temple in which is the "Kodungallore bagavathy" as per another legend. Besides pooram "Vela" is another main function.