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Edachovva Kakkad Therothu Madappura Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Edachovva Kakkad Therothu Madappura temple is located at Edachovva in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Muthappan and other deities that are commonly worshipped in tharavadu, kavu and sacred places in Kannur region. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Vrischika Masam – Vrischikam 20 to Vrischikam 21 (December 5 to December 6).

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Edachovva Kakkad Therothu Madappura temple are Muthappan, Thiruvappana and Gulikan theyyam.

This a family-maintained temple with a small chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. Some deities are worshipped on small square platforms and under trees. Pujas are held mainly during Sankranti and Vishu.