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Nanichery Kodallur Sree Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Nanichery Kodallur Sree Bhagavathy temple is located at Nanichery Kodallur in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and numerous other deities that are worshipped commonly in kavu and sacred places in Kannur region. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is observed from Kumbham 5 to Kumbham 10 – February 17 to February 22.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Nanichery Kodallur Sree Bhagavathy temple  are the Veera Kali theyyam, Nambolan theyyam, Puthiya Bhagavathy theyyam, Karan theyyam, Padarkulangara Bhagavathy theyyam, Nagakanya theyyam and Gulikan theyyam.

This a privately-maintained temple with a small chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum for the main deity. The roof of the sanctum is decorated with traditional motifs. Some deities are worshipped on small square platforms and under trees. Pujas are held mainly during Sankranti and Vishu.