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Kunnool Sree Puthiya Bhagavathi Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Kunnool Sree Puthiya Bhagavathi temple is located at Koovode in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Puthiya Bhagavathy. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for four days in Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 21 to Dhanu 24 (January 5 to January 8).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kunnool Sree Puthiya Bhaghavathi temple are Puthiya Bhagavathy theyyam, Naga Kanya theyyam, Veeran theyyam and Kurathi theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum for the main deity. The roof of the shrine is decorated with traditional motifs. There are other small square sanctums in the temple compound. Certain deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. The important pujas and rituals are observed on Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar. The shrine has a beautiful pond.