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Erikkulam Sree Vettakkorumakan Kottam Temple – Thira Theyyam Kaliyattam Festival

Erikkulam Sree Vettakkorumakan Kottam temple is located at Erikkulam near Madikkai in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vettakkorumakan. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for four days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 7 to Dhanu 10 (December 23 to December 26).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Erikkulam Sree Vettakkorumakan Kottam temple are Oorpzhashi theyyam and Vettaikkorumakan theyyam.

The shrine is mainly open on Sankranti days as per traditional Malayalam calendar for important puja and rituals. The temple has a two tier chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum of the main deity. Other deities are worshipped atop square platform exposed to the elements and under trees.