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Parakkol Chamundeshwari Mundyakkal Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Parakkol Chamundeshwari Mundyakkal temple is located at Parakkol near Nileshwar in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 2 to Dhanu 3 (December 18 to December 19).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Parakkol Chamundeswari Mundyakkal temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Gulikan theyyam, Chamundeshwari theyyam and Kandanum Kuttanum Daivangal.

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.