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Mandamullathil Manathantavida Temple – Theyyam – Kaliyattam Festival

Mandamullathil Manathantavida temple is located near Kadirur – Eruvatty in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to various different deities. The shrine is also dedicated to numerous deities that are worshipped in tharavadu and kavu in the region. The annual theyyam – kaliyattam – thira festival is held for two days in Malayalam Meda Masam – (April 21 and April 22) (Medam 8 and Medam 9).

The temple has a main small chathura sreekovil (square sanctum sanctorum). There are also other small square platforms and sreekovil for worshipping other deities.

The important theyyams that are part of the annual kaliyattam festival are Gurunathan theyyam, Pena Pothi, Thalsilor theyyam, Thekkan Gulikan theyyam, Kuttichathan theyyam and Veeramangalar theyyam.