--> Skip to main content

Chembra Sri Kandoth Bhagavathi Temple – Thira – Theyyam Festival

Chembra Sri Kandoth Bhagavathi temple is located at Chembra – Vayalalam near Thalassery in Kannur district, Kerala. The temple has a chathura sreekovil. The annual Thira-Theyyam festival is held in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 1, Makaram 2 and Makaram 3 (January 15, Jan 16 and January 17).

Poothadi Malakidaran theyyam And Illamkarumakan theyyam

Paradevatha Theyyam

Various other deities popularly worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in Kannur district are worshipped in small sreekovils or sanctum sanctorum and square platforms.

Kavu kayaral, vellattam, kulichezhunellathu and other rituals, temple folk art forms, procession and melam are part of the annual festival.

The main theyyams performed during the Thira – Kaliyattam festival are Gurukkal theyyam, Arayil Bhagavathi theyyam, Paradevatha theyyam, Poothadi Malakidaran theyyam, Vettakkorumakan theyyam, Thekkan Gulikan theyyam and Illamkarumakan theyyam.