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Chenicheri Theruvathu Veedu Tharavadu Temple – Kaliyattam Thira Theyyam Festival

Chenicheri Theruvathu Veedu Tharavadu temple is located at Chenichery near Kunhimangalam in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavaathy. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 8 and Dhanu 9 (December 24 and December 25).

The important theyyams that are performed at Chenicheri Theruvathu Veedu Tharavadu temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Vallarkulangara Bhagavathy theyyam, Sree Bhootham theyyam, Madayil Chamundi theyyam and Kakkara Bhagavathy theyyam.

The temple has a small chathura sreekovil for the main deity. The main puja in a month is observed on the Sankranti day as per traditional Malayalam calendar.