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Pattuvam Dermmal Palliyara Kathivanoor Veeran Devasthanam Temple – Theyyam Festival

Pattuvam Dermmal Palliyara Kathivanoor Veeran Devasthanam temple is located at Pattuvam in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Kathivanoor Veeran and other deities that are worshipped in tharavadu and kavu in Kannur region. The annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in the temple is held for three days in Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 16, Dhanu 17 and Dhanu 18 (January 1, January 2 and January 3).

This is a small traditional Tharavadu style temple. There are no major structures. Deities are mainly worshipped small sreekovils and square platforms. Sankranti and Vishu are important days in the temple.

The theyyams that are performed in this temple are Gurukkal theyyam, Kathivanoor Veeran theyyam and Vayanattu Kulavan theyyam.

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