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Chepparamba Pottan Kottam Temple – Thira – Theyyam Festival

Chepparamba Pottan Kottam temple is located at Chepparamba near Srikandapuram in Kannur district, Kerala. The temple has a chathura sreekovil and is dedicated to Pottan theyyam. The annual Thira-Theyyam festival is held in Malayalam Dhanu and Makara Masam – Dhanu 30 and Makaram 1 (January 14,and January 15).

Pottan 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 important theyyams performed in this temple are Pottan theyyam and Thekkan Gulikan theyyam.