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Pattuvam Parapool Kavu Temple – Kaliyattam – Theyyam Festival

Pattuvam Parapool Kavu temple is located at Pattuvam near Taliparamba in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to popular deities worshipped in Kavu and Tharavadu in Kannur region. The annual theyyam-thira festival in the temple is held for four days in Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 21 to Dhanu 25 (January 5 to January 9).

The theyyams that are performed in this temple are Bhootham theyyam, Illamkolam theyyam, Karan theyyam, Karivedan theyyam, Manjalamma theyyam Nagakanya theyyam, Thaiparadevatha theyyam and Vettakkorumakan theyyam.

The annual festival days are noted various unique pujas and rituals, melam, decoration, fireworks and traditional temple performing art forms. A huge fair is organized on the occasion.

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.