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Kuttamath Neelankai Bhagavathi Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Kuttamath Neelankai Bhagavathi temple is located at Kuttamath near Cheruvathur town in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 7 and Dhanu 8 (December 23 and December 24).

The important theyyams that are performed at Kuttamath Neelankai Bhagavathi temple are Angakulangara Bhagavathi theyyam, Kannikkoru Makan theyyam, Oorpzhassi theyyam, Raktha Chamundi theyyam and Vettakkorumakan theyyam.

The temple has a small chathura sreekovil for the main deity. The main puja in a month is observed on the Sankranti day as per traditional Malayalam calendar. Other deities are worshipped in small sreekovil, atop square raised platform and under trees.