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Aikkam Bagam Aikkal Chamundeswari Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Aikkam Bagam Aikkal Chamundeswari temple is located on the Ancham Peedika - Kolathuvayal Road, Vallithode, in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for three days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 27 to Makaram 29 (February 10 to February 12).

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Aikkam Bagam Aikkal Chamundeswari temple are Chamundeshwari theyyam, Gulikan theyyam and Pottan theyyam.

The temple has a traditionally decorated square sanctum sanctorum (chathura sreekovil) for the main deity. Other deities are worshipped under trees, smaller sreekovils and atop raised square platforms. The most important day in a month is the Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar.