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Thaliyil Sri Melthali Mahadeva Temple – Info - Festival

Thaliyil Sri Melthali Mahadeva temple is located at Thaliyil in Kannur district, Kerala. This is a unique Kerala Hindu temple with an entirely different outer structure. The temple is dedicated to Mahadevan – Shiva. The annual pratishta festival in the temple is held in Kumbha Masam (February – March).

The temple has a square sanctum sanctorum which has an unusually height. The structure is made out of vettukallu. It has a beautiful roof. The shrine also has remnants of an ancient dilapidated structure.

A Shivling is worshipped in the sanctum sanctorum.

Mondays and Pradosham are auspicious here.

The most important annual ritual is held on Mahashivratri day.