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Kalliasseri Kanithottathil Kathivanoor Veeran Devasthanam Temple – Theyyam – Kaliyattam Festival

Kalliasseri Kanithottathil Kathivanoor Veeran Devasthanam temple is located at Kalliasseri near Mangad in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Kathivanoor Veeran and other deities worshipped in tharavadu kavu in the region. The annual kaliyattam – theyyam festival in the temple is held for three days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 20, Makaram 21, and Makaram 22 (February 3, February 4 and February 5).

The main shrine is a small decorated chathura sreekovil. The other deities are worshipped on square platforms and also in small sreekovil (s). There is no daily pooja. Puja is held on the Sankranthi day as per Malayalam calendar.

Neercha theyyam is also performed in the temple.

The important theyyams performed in the temple are Thekkan Gulikan theyyam, Gurukkal theyyam and Kathivanoor Veeran theyyam.

Vishu is an important festival in the temple.