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Kavvayi Sree Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Kavvayi Sree Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu temple is located at Kavvayi in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Puthiya Bhagavathy. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held once in three years for four days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 23 to Makaram 26 (February 3 to February 6). The theyyam was held in 2018, 2021...

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kavvayi Sree Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu temple are Thee Chamundi or Ottakolam, Puthiya Bhagavathy theyyam, Kurathi theyyam, Kundor Chamundi theyyam and Vishnumoorthi theyyam.

This is a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil for the main deity. The roof of the shrine is traditionally decorated. There are other smaller sreekovils and raised platforms for other deities. Certain deities are worshipped under trees. Sankranti in a Malayalam month is of great importance.