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Ravaneswaram Kalarikkal Mulavannur Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Ravaneswaram Kalarikkal Mulavannur Bhagavathy temple is located at Ravaneshwaram in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for four days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 5 to Dhanu 8 (December 21 to December 25).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Ravaneswaram Kalarikkal Mulavannur Bhagavathy temple are Adukkath Chamundi theyyam, Anchanangum Bhootham theyyam, Gulikan theyyam, Mulavannoor Bhagavathy theyyam, Vishnumoorthi theyyam and Pottan theyyam.

The shrine is mainly open on Sankranti days as per traditional Malayalam calendar for important puja and rituals. The temple has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum of the main deity. The shrine is decorated with traditional motifs. Other deities are worshipped atop square platform exposed to the elements and under trees.