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Palayad Theyyullayil Kuttichathan Temple Tira Festival

Palayad Theyyullayil Kuttichathan Temple is located at Palayadu in North Kerala. The shrine is located around 9 km from Thalassery. The annual Tira festival is observed in Makaram month. 

The annual festival is noted for various rituals including Theyyam.

Thousands of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.

Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period.

The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.