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Koovery Muchilottu Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Koovery Muchilottu Bhagavathy temple is located on the Poovam-Koovery-Chapparapadavu Road, at Chapparapadavu in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Muchilottu Bhagvathy. The theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held once in twelve years.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kuveri Sree Muchilottu Bhagavathy temple are Gulikan theyyam, Kannangattu Bhagavathi theyyam, Kundor Chamundi theyyam, Kurathi theyyam, and Madayil Chamundi theyyam.

This is a small temple with small chathura sreekovils (square sanctum sanctorum) for the main deity. The walls and roof of the shrine are decorated with traditional temple motifs. Other deities worshipped in the temple can be found atop small square platforms which are exposed to elements. Some deities are worshipped under trees. There are also other smaller sreekovils. Sankranti in every Malayalam month is of great importance here.