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Kodolipram Muchilottu Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Festival

Kodolipram Muchilottu Bhagavathy temple (കൊടോളിപ്രം മുച്ചിലോട്ട് ഭഗവതി ക്ഷേത്രം) is located at Kodolipram near Mattannur in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Muchilottu Bhagavathy. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for three days in Malayalam Kumbha Masam – Kumbham 17 to Kumbham 19 (March 1 to March 3).

The main deities are worshipped in a square sanctum sanctorum – chathura sreekovil. Some deities are worshipped on square platforms which are open to the elements. Certain deities are given space under trees. Vishu is an important festival here. Sankranti in every Malayalam month is of great significance. The roof and the walls of the main temple is traditionally decorated.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kodolipram Muchilottu Bhagavathy temple are Muchilottu Bhagavathy theyyam, Gulikan, Vishnumoorthi and other theyyams.