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Odayanchal Pakkam Poronthikavu Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Odayanchal Pakkam Poronthikavu temple is located at Pakkam near Odayanchal in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Poronthi and other related deities. The annual Kaliyattam theyyam thira festival is held for two days in Malayalam Thula Masam – Thulam 10 to Thulam 11 (October 26 to October 27).

Important theyyams that can be seen at Odayanchal Pakkam Poronthikavu temple are Poronthi theyyam, Patakkaran theyyam, Bhagavathi Amma theyyam, Gulikan theyyam, Kumbot Chamundi theyyam and Veeran theyyam.

There is a small square sanctum of the main deity. Other deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. The important pujas and rituals are observed on Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar.