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Pazhayangadi Chengal Kaiprathu Tharavadu – Theyyam festival

Pazhayangadi Chengal Kaiprathu Tharavadu temple is located at Chengal near Madayi and Payangadi in Kannur district, Kerala. This is a small kavu or family owned temple. The annual theyyam festival in the temple held on Malayalam Masam Makaram 14 and Makaram 15 (January 28 and January 29).

The important theyyam performed in this ancient kavu temple are Bhairavan, Gulikan, Kakkara Bhagavathy, Nagakanya or Nagakanni, Raktha Chamundi, Sree Bhootham, Thai Paradevatha and Vishnumurthy theyyams.

The shrine is dedicated to Bhairavan and Goddess Bhagavathy. The main shrine is a square sanctum sanctorum and is part of ancient house. There are no other major structures in the temple complex.