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Padinjarekkara Perumthattachal Kavu Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Festival

Padinjarekkara Perumthattachal Kavu temple is located at Padinjarekkara Kadannappally in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavathi, Chamundi and Vishnumoorthi. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for a couple of days.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Padinjarekkara Perumthattachal Kavu temple are Kakkara Bhagavathi theyyam, Madayil Chamundi, Perumthattachal Bhagavathy theyyam and Vishnumoorthi theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum for the main deity. The roof of the shrine is decorated with traditional motifs. There are other small square sanctums in the temple compound. Certain deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. The important pujas and rituals are observed on Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar.