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Kappummal Kozhur Sree Poothadi Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Kappummal Kozhur Sree Poothadi temple is located at Kozhur Kappummal in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Moovar Daivam - Poothadi, Elankarumakan, Karivedan. The theyyam kaliyattam thira festival is held in the shrine for two days in Malayalam Vrischika Masam – Vrischikam 13 to Vrischikam 14 (November 29 to November 30).

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kappummal Kozhur Sree Poothadi temple are Elamkarumakan, Karivedan theyyam and Poothadi theyyam.

The temple has a square sanctum – chathura sreekovil for the main deity. The roof and walls of the shrine are decorated with traditional Hindu temple motifs. Certain deities are worshipped atop small raised square platform which are exposed to the elements. Some deities are worshipped under trees. Main pujas and rituals are performed on Sankranti day as per traditional Malayalam calendar.