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Pilathara Kottakkunnu Pottan Daivam Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Kottakkunnu Pottan Daivam temple is located near Pilathara in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Pottan Daivam and other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 3 to Dhanu 4 (December 19 to December 20).

The important theyyam that can be witnessed at Kottakkunnu Pottan Daivam temple is Pottan Daivam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum for the main deity. Certain deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. The important pujas and rituals are observed on Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar.