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Pattena Patten Chamundi Kavu Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Pattena Patten Chamundi Kavu temple is located at Pattena in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Chamundi and related deities that are commonly worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in the region. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Thula Masam – Thulam 10 to Thulam 11 (October 26 to October 27).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Pattena Patten Chamundi Kavu temple are Patten Chamundi theyyam, Gulikan theyyam and Melgurunathan theyyam.

The main deities are worshipped in a Chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. Some deities are worshipped atop small square platforms and under trees. The temple performs special pujas and rituals on Sankranti day.