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Mangad Nerothuparambu Pottan Devasthanam Temple – Kaliyattam – Theyyam Festival

Mangad Nerothuparambu Pottan Devasthanam temple is located at Mangad in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Pottan theyyam and other deiteis. The annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in the temple is held for two days in Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 16 and Dhanu 17 (December 31 and January 1).

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 Gulikan theyyam, Kunjaru Kurathi Amma theyyam, Puramkalan theyyam and Pottan theyyam.

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