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Mora Shree Ivar Bhagavathi Temple – Theyyam – Kaliyattam Festival

Mora Shree Ivar Bhagavathi temple is located on Bhagavathi Nagar – Kambar Road near Pernadka in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy or Devi and various other gods and goddesses that are worshipped in the kavu and tharavadu in the region. The annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in Mora Shree Ivar Bhagavathi temple is held in Malayalam Kumbha Masam – Kumbham 24 to Kumbham 28 (March 8 to March 12).

This is an ancient traditional Kerala style temple with a small chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. There are also other small shrines and uncovered raised square platforms. Some deities are worshipped under trees and grove.

The main theyyams that are performed at Mora Shree Ivar Bhagavathi temple are Kareendran Daivam, Puliyoor Kannan, Kala Puliyan theyyam, Pulikandan and Puliyoor Kali theyyam.