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Mattannur Othayoth Kuttisasthappan Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Festival

Mattannur Othayoth Kuttisasthappan temple is located at Mattannur in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Kuttisasthappan or Kuttichathan and numerous other deities that are worshipped in sacred places in the region. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in the shrine is held in Malayalam Kumbha Masam for three days – Kumbham 10 to Kumbham 12 (February 22 to February 24).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Mattannur Othayoth Kutti Sasthappan temple are Karuval Bhagavathi theyyam, Uchishta Bhagavathy theyyam and Kuttichathan theyyam.

This is a small shrine with a square sanctum sanctorum for the main deities. Other deities are worshiped in smaller sreekovils and under trees. Some deities are worshipped atop square platforms. Sankranti as per Malayalam calendar in every month is the most important day in the temple. The temple attracts a large number of devotees as the Kuttichathan worship helps in discovering treasure and in overcoming enemies.

മുട്ടന്നൂര്‍ ഒതയോത്ത് കുട്ടിശാസ്തപ്പന്‍ ക്ഷേത്രോത്സവം  Feb 22 – 24 തീയതികളില്‍ നടക്കും. ശാസ്തപ്പന്‍, കരിവാള്‍ ഭഗവതി, ഉച്ചിട്ട ഭഗവതി തെയ്യങ്ങള്‍ കെട്ടിയാടും.