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Vayakkara Mundya Temple – Theyyam – Kaliyattam Festival

Vayakkara Mundya temple is located at Vayakkara near Peringome in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vayanattu Kulavan and Vishnumoorthi. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in the shrine is held for five days in Malayalam Kumbha Masam – Kumbham 26 to Kumbham 30 (March 10 to March 14).

There are two sreekovils in the shrine – square sanctum sanctorum with beautifully decorated traditional roofs. There are other designated areas for other deities. Sankranti is the important day in a month.

The main theyyams that can be witnessed at Vayakkara Mundya temple are Vayanattu Kulavan theyyam, Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Gulikan theyyam and Rakta Chamundi theyyam.