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Kaliyam Velli Devi Temple At Edacheri In Kozhikode – History

Kaliyam Velli Devi temple is located in Edacheri village on the Vadakara – Kuttiyadi road in Kozhikode district, Kerala. There are three main deities in the temple – Chanda Kapalini, Bhadrakali and Bhagavati. There is only single Pratishta but the Sankalpam is of three deities. The main prathishta in the temple is a sword of Bhagavathi. Some people believe the temple has the presence of Goddess Saraswati too.

The only Upa Devata in the temple is Kshetrapalan. The poojaris in the temple is performed by Kavil Musathumar.

As per history, the Bhagavathi in the temple was first worshiped in Ramankulangara Illam. The Uchha Puja in the temple is performed by people from the Illam.

The main festival observed in the temple is Navratri.

The temple also has a kavu or grove. The architecture of the temple is typical Kerala style.




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