Matilakam (formerly Trikana Matilakam, Kunavayikottam) is a village in Thrissur District in Kerala, India.
In the Sangam Period, Trikana Matilakam was a famous centre of Jain religion and learning. In Matilakam was a famous Jain temple to which a number of other temples were subordinate but it later became a Hindu temple. Ilango Adikal, the author of the Tamil epic, Silappadikaram, was a Jain who lived at Trikana Mathilakam.
Mathilakam Grama Panchayath was formed in the year 1964, January 01. M.K Krishnan was the first President. Mathilakam is a part of Kaipamangalam Assembly constituency and Chalakudy Lokasabha Constituency.