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Madathumpady Sree Muchilot Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Madathumpady Sree Muchilot Bhagavathy temple is located at Madathumpadi near Kannapuram in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Muchilottu Bhagavathy and other related deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for four days in Malayalam Dhanu Masam – Dhanu 13 to Dhanu 16 (December 28 to December 31).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Madathumpady Sree Muchilot Bhagavathy temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Narambil Bhagavathy theyyam, Muchilott Bhagavathi theyyam, Puliyoor Kannan theyyam and Puliyoor Kali theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil for the main deities. The roof and walls of the shrine is traditionally decorated. Some deities are worshipped atop square platform and under trees. There are other smaller sreekovils. Sankranti in every Malayalam month is of great importance in the temple.