Vallattom takes place on Atham naal. During the noon Sheevli. Vaalashanmar – 3 in number, dressed in white, stand in the east nada, facing north,The rite is preformed infront of Palakkunnu – Padinjitta Sthanikan , bearing the Thidambu – idol on an elephant, by vaalashanmar standing in order, age-wise. The power from thidambu is transferred to the vaal or sword, is the belief behind this rite.