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Muzhakkoth Thekkeveedu Tharavadu Devasthanam Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Muzhakkoth Thekkeveedu Tharavadu temple is located at Muzhakkoth near Cheruvathur in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to certain rare deities worshipped in Kavu, Tharavadu and sacred places in the region. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for a couple of days in Malayalam Makara Masam – the main theyyam is observed on February 6.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Muzhakkoth Thekkeveedu Tharavadu temple are Acchan Daivam and Nedumbaliyan theyyam.

This is a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. Some deities are worshipped on square platforms and under trees. Sankranti in every month is of great significance. This is a small temple maintained by a family.