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Kayyoor Koyithattu Tharavadu Devasthanam Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Kayyoor Koyithattu Tharavadu Devasthanam temple is located at Kayyur in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavathy, Chamundi, and Vishnumurthy. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for a couple of days once in three years. The last Kaliyattam was held in 2022.

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Kayyoor Koyithattu Tharavadu Devasthanam temple are Kanakkara Bhagavathi theyyam, Raktha Chamundi theyyam and Vishnumoorthi theyyam.

This is a small temple 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. Some deities are worshipped under trees. Sankranti in a Malayalam month is of great importance. There is a beautiful pond attached to the temple.