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Kanhirangad Vaidyanatha Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Festival

Kanhirangad Vaidyanatha temple is located at Kanhirangad near Taliparamba in Kannur district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Shiva. He is worshipped here as the healer of diseases (Vaidyanathan). The annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in the temple is held for two days in Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 10 and Dhanu 11 (December 25 and December 26).

Ullattil Bhagavathi Theyyam

Valiya Bhagavathy Theyyam and Ullattil Bhagavathi Theyyam are the Theyyams performing here. It is believed that these two goddesses are the watch and ward staff of Bhagavan Vaidyanathan here. The other deities that are worshipped here are Brahman and Kootha Pothy.