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Kadambur Sree Valiyamuttam Devi Temple – Theyyam – Kaliyattam Festival

Kadambur Sree Valiyamuttam Devi temple is located at Kadambur in Kannur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and other deities worshiped in tharavadu and kavu in the region. The annual theyyam, kaliyattam and thira festival at Kadambur Sree Valiyamuttam Devi temple is held for two days in Malayalam Meena Masam – Meenam 21 to Meenam 23 (April 4 to April 6).

This is a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil. The other deities are worshiped on square platforms or under trees and in specific places. Pujas are mainly held on Sankranti day. The shrine also observes Vishu.

The main theyyams that are part of the annual theyyam festival are Elladath Bhagavathy theyyam, Bhairavan theyyam, Karnavar theyyam, Sasthappan theyyam and Thai paradevatha theyyam.

Melam, pujas and rituals are part of the annual festival.