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Kanhirode Theru Ganapathi Temple – Niramala – Unique Temple Pond

Kanhirode Theru Ganapathi temple is located at Kanjirode in Kannur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Ganesha or Ganapathy. The annual niramala ritual in the temple is held in Meena Masam (March – April).

This is a typical Kerala style temple with a chathura sreekovil, nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas. The temple has a unique pond with steps on all four sides.

The shrine observes the annual Niramala ritual with various pujas. Ezhunnallathu and procession are part of the annual festival. Vinayaka Chaturthi in Chinga Masam is another important festival in the temple.