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Eramam Padinhattayil Tharavadu Devasthanam Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Eramam Padinhattayil Tharavadu Devasthanam temple is located at Eramam in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavathy, Vishnumoorthi and other deities commonly worshipped in Kavu and Tharavadu in the region. The annual Kaliyattam theyyam thira festival is held for a couple of days in the month of March.

Important theyyams that can be seen at Eramam Padinhattayil Tharavadu Devasthanam temple are Gulikan, Puthiya Bhagavathy theyyam and Vishnmoorthi theyyam.

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