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Kannapuram Kizhakke Kavu Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Kannapuram Kizhakke Kavu temple is located at Kannapuram in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vayanattu Kulavan and other related deities. The annual theyyam thira festival is held for a couple of days in December.

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kannapuram Kizhakke Kavu temple are Vayanattu Kulavan theyyam, Nedumbaliyan theyyam, Naga Kanya theyyam and Puliyoor Kannan theyyam.

The shrine has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum for the main deities. Some deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. Sankranti is an important day in a month in the temple.