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Thalichalam Mundyathalinkeezhil Vishnumoorthi Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Thalichalam Mundyathalinkeezhil Vishnumoorthi temple is located at Thalichalam near South Trikaripur in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vishnumoorthi, Bhagavathy and other deities worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in the region. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held once in two years for two days in Malayalam Thula Masam – Thulam 25 to Thulam 26 (November 11 to November 12).

The important theyyams that are part of the annual kaliyattam – thira festival at Thalichalam Mundyathalin Keezhil Vishnumoorthi temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam (Thee Chamundi), Angakkulangara Bhagavathi theyyam, Raktha Chamundi, Madayi Chamundi theyyam, Gulikan, and Ottakkolam.

The temple has a main chathura sreekovil for the main deity. Other deities that are popularly worshipped in tharavadu, kavu and temples in Kannur - Kasaragod region are worshipped in square platforms and small sreekovil. Yearly Vishu and monthly Sankranti days are important in the temple. This is a small privately maintained temple.