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Edathil Veedu Tharavadu Devasthanam Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Edathil Veedu Tharavadu Devasthanam temple is located at Vellikoth (Bellikoth) in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavathy, Chamundi, Vishnumoorthi and numerous other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Vrischika Masam – Vrischikam 27 and Vrischikam 28 (December 13 and December 14).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Edathil Tharavadu Devasthanam temple are Anchanangum Bhootham theyyam, Chooliyar Bhagavathy theyyam, Gulikan theyyam, Moovalamkuzhi Chamundi theyyam, Padaveeran theyyam, Vishnumoorthi theyyam and Pottan theyyam.

This is an ancient tharavadu temple and the deities are worshipped within the tharavadu, in sreekovil (square sanctums), under trees and atop square platforms which are exposed to elements. Important pujas and rituals are performed on Sankranti day in every month.