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Muthukuda Dhooliyankavu Bhagavathi Kavu Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Muthukuda Dhooliyankavu Bhagavathi Kavu temple is located at Muthukuda near Pattuvam in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Dhooliyankavu Bhagavathi and other related deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 17 and Makaram 18 (January 31 to Feb 1).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Muthukuda Dhooliyankavu Bhagavathi Kavu temple are Dhooliyanga Bhagavathi theyyam, Dharma Daivam, Gulikan theyyam, Raktha Chamundi theyyam, Gulikan theyyam, Nedumbaliyan theyyam, Vishnumoorthi theyyam and Thai Paradevatha theyyam.

This is a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. The walls and roof of the shrine are traditionally decorated. Some deities are worshipped on square platforms and under trees. Vishu is an important festival here. Sankranti in every month is of great significance.