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Ezhome Kuruvad Kunnavil Tharavadu Temple – Kaliyattam – Theyyam Festival

Ezhome Kuruvad Kunnavil Tharavadu temple is located at Ezhome in Kannur district, Kerala. This tharavadu shrine is dedicated to Bhagavathy and other deities. The annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in the temple is held for two days in Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 20 and Dhanu 21 (January 4 and January 5).

This is a small traditional Kerala style temple with a chathura sreekovil. There are no major structures. Other deities popularly worshipped in Kavu and temples in Kannur region are also worshipped in the temple in small sreekovils and square platforms. Sankranti and Vishu are important days in the temple.

The theyyams that are performed in this temple are Chooliyar Bhagavathy theyyam, Kannikoru Makan theyyam, Moovalamkuzhi Chamundi theyyam, Veeran theyyam and Vishnumoorthi theyyam.

The annual festival days are noted various unique pujas and rituals, melam, decoration, fireworks and traditional temple performing art forms.