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Kookkanam Apyaal Tharavad Kurathiyamma Devasthanam Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Kookkanam Apyaal Tharavad Kurathiyamma Devasthanam temple is located at Kookkanam in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Kurathi Amma. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Kumbha Masam – Kumbham 11 and Kumbham 12 (February 23 and Feb 24).

This is a privately family-owned temple. This is a small shrine with a square sanctum sanctorum (chathura sreekovil) for the main deity. Other deities are worshipped in smaller sreekovil and on raised square platforms. Certain deities are given space under trees.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kookkanam Apyal Tharavad Kurathiyamma Devasthanam temple are Kurathi theyyam, Gulikan and Vishnumoorthi.