Tarpanam is a special supplement being published by Malayala Manorama newspaper only once a year since August 11, 1999 along with its Kannur edition during the auspicious day of ‘Karkidaka Vavu’. This four-page supplement contains memorial advertisements and articles about the importance of offerings and other rituals for the departed souls. It started as a half-page experiment and 16 such supplements have been published till July 26, 2014.