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Kammadam Bhagavathy Temple History - Festival

Kammadam Bhagavathy temple is located at Eleri village in Kasargod district. The main festival in the temple is the Kaliyattam observed from Dhanu 8 for five days.

The temple is located near Kammadam Kavu which one of the largest groves in Kerala. The main murti worshipped in the temple is Bhagavathy. The only upa devata here is Chamundi.

Earlier the annual festival in the temple was observed from Vrischikam 21 for 5 days.

Theyyam is a sacred ritual art form that dates back to at least 1,500 years and is very popular in temples, sacred places and groves in North Kerala. Theyyam dance is known as the ‘Dance of Gods‘. This unique dance form is a synthesis of ritual, dance, vocal and instrumental music and painting and is performed to worship Hindu Goddess Kali for which it is also known as ‘Kaliyattam’.