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Koovaprath Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Koovaprath Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu temple is located at Kavinisseri in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Puthiya Bhagavathi and numerous other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for four days in Malayalam Kumbha Masam – Kumbham 10 to Kumbham 13 (February 23 to February 26).

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Koovaprathu Bhagavathy Kavu temple are Puthiya Bhagavathi theyyam and couple of other theyyams.

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. Sankranti in a Malayalam month is of great importance.