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Azhikode Lakshmi Devasthanam Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Azhikode Lakshmi Devasthanam temple is located at Azhikode in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavathy, Gulikan and other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for four days in Malayalam Edava Masam – Edavam 1 to Edavam 4 (May 15 to May 18).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Azhikode Lakshmi Devasthanam temple are Vasoorimala theyyam, Pottan theyyam, Gulikan theyyam and Kuttichathan theyyam.

This is a small temple with a chathura sreekovil – square sanctum sanctorum. The shrine has a decorated roof with traditional motifs. Certain deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees.