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Pullur Kodavalam Mahavishnu Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Pullur Kodavalam Mahavishnu temple is located at Kodavalam near Pullur in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavan Vishnu. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Vrischika Masam – Vrischikam 1 to Vrischikam 2 (November 17 to November 18).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Pullur Kodavalam Mahavishnu temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Pannikkur Chamundi theyyam and Parathaliyamma theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum for the main deity. 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.