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Vayalicheri Kavu Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Vayalicheri Kavu Temple is located at Panapuzha in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and other related deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for three days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 11 to Makaram 13 (January 25 to Jan 27).

The temple has chathura sreekovil (square sanctum sanctorum) for the main deities. The other deities are worshipped atop small square platforms, under trees and in smaller sreekovils.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Vayalicheri Kavu are Bali theyyam, Kakkara Bhagavathy theyyam and Monthi Kolam theyyam.