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Mangad Theru Kannikkorumakan Temple – Theyyam – Kaliyattam Festival

Mangad Theru Kannikkorumakan temple is located at Mangad in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Kannikkorumakan n and popular deities that are worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in Kannur region. The annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in the temple is held for two days in Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 5, and Dhanu 6 (December 20 and December 21).

The theyyams that are performed in this temple during kaliyattam festival are Kannikkorumakan theyyam and Gulikan theyyam.

This is a small traditional Kerala style temple with a decorated small chathura sreekovil. There are no major structures. Other deities popularly worshipped in tharavadu in Kannur region are also worshipped in the temple in small sreekovils and square platforms.

The annual festival days are noted various unique pujas and rituals, melam, decoration and music.