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Azhikkal Sree Pambadi Alinkeezhil Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Azhikkal Sree Pambadi Alinkeezhil temple is located at Azhikkal in Azhikode North in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva, Parvati and other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for five days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 24 to Makaram 28 (February 7 to Feb 11).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Azhikkal Sree Pambadi Alinkeezhil temple are Nagakanya theyyam, Gulikan theyyam and Bhadrakali theyyam.

This is a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. Some deities are worshipped on square platforms and under trees. The roof and walls of the main shrine are decorated with traditional temple motifs. Sankranti in every month is of great significance.