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Iritty Vilamana Karivannur Puthiya Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Festival

Iritty Vilamana Karivannur Puthiya Bhagavathy temple is located at Iritty in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and other deities popularly found across kavu or small family temples in Kannur and Kasaragad areas. The annual Theyyam festival in the temple is held on Makaram 13 to Makaram 15 (this falls around January 27 to January 29).

The important theyyams performed in the temple are Bhadrakali, Puthiya Bhagavathy and Gulikan.

There are no major temple structures in the temple complex. The shrine has a few small platforms for subsidiary deities and small sreekovils for the main deities.

Melam and various rituals seen throughout the area during Theyyam and Thira can be seen in the temple.