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Thaliyil Viswakarma Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Thaliyil Viswakarma Bhagavathy temple is located at Thaliyil near Mangad in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vishwakarma and Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 18 and Makaram 19 (February 1 and Feb 2).

The temple has a traditionally decorated chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. The are other smaller sreekovils for minor deities. Some important deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. Sankranti in every month is of great importance. Vishu and Vishwakarma Jayanti are important festivals.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Thaliyil Viswakarma Bhagavathy temple Bali theyyam, Dharma Daivam, Dhooliyanga Bhagavathy theyyam, Thai Paradevatha theyyam, Thekkan Gulikan theyyam, Vishnumoorthi theyyam.