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Adoor Pandivayal Chamundi Devasthanam Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Adoor Pandivayal Chamundi Devasthanam temple is located at Adoor in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Chamundi and some rare deities worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in the region. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Vrischika Masam – Vrischikam 10 and Vrischikam 11 (November 25 to November 26).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Adoor Pandivayal Chamundi Devasthanam temple are Bhandari theyyam and Chamundi theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil (square sanctum sanctorum) for the main deity. Some deities are worshipped atop small square platforms and under trees. The temple performs special pujas and rituals on Sankranti day.