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Aameri Palliyara Kathivanur Veeran Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Aameri Palliyara Kathivanur Veeran temple is located at Kodolipram in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Kathivanoor Veeran and other related deities. The annual thira theyyam kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 8 to Dhanu 9 (December 24 to December 25).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Aameri Palliyara Kathivanur Veeran temple are Elladathu Bhagavathy theyyam, Kathivanoor Veeran theyyam and Gulikan theyyam.

The shrine is mainly open on Sankranti day in a month as per traditional Malayalam calendar. The main deity is worshipped in traditional chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. Other deities are worshipped under trees and atop small raised square platforms.