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Methale Vengeri Potten Kavu Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Methale Vengeri Potten Kavu temple is located at Kadirur in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Pottan Daivam and other popular 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 21 to Vrischikam 22 (December 7 and December 8).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed Methale Vengeri Potten Kavu temple are Pottan theyyam, Pulapottan theyyam, Rakta Chamundi and Thekkan Gulikan theyyam

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