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Thavam Vettakkorumakan Kottam Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Thavam Vettakkorumakan Kottam temple is located at Thavam near Cherukunnu in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vettakkorumakan. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for a couple of days in January.

The important theyyam that can be witnessed at Thavam Vettakkorumakan Kottam temple is the Vettakkorumakan 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.