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Karinthalam Peringara Mandacham Vayal Chamundeshwari Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Karinthalam Peringara Mandacham Vayal Chamundeshwari temple is located at Karinthalam Peringara in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for four days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 2 to Dhanu 5 (December 18 to December 21).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Karinthalam Peringara Mandacham Vayal Chamundeswari temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Gulikan theyyam and Chamundeshwari theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil for the main deity. The other deities are worshipped in smaller sreekovils, under trees and atop square platforms.

Main pujas and worship are performed here monthly on the Sankranti day as per traditional Malayalam calendar.