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Alavil Puthiyakavu Mariamman Kovil Thira Festival - Theyyam

Alavil Puthiyakavu Mariyamman Kovil Temple is located at Alavil near Talap in Kannur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess Mariamman. The annual Alavil Puthiyakavu Mariamman temple Thira festival is held from Makaram 16 to Makarm 18 (this usually falls from January 28 to January 30).

Alavil Puthiyakavu Mariyamman Kovil is a small rectangular shrine with two main deities. Both the deities are associated with Shakti worship in the region.

The theyyams performed during the annual Thira festival includes Bhadrakali Theyyam, Puthiya Bhagavathi, Sasthappan or Kuttichathan, Thekkan Gulikan, Veera Kali and Veeran Theyyam.