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Azhikode Sree Alinkeezhil Tharavadu Devasthanam Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Sree Alinkeezhil Tharavadu Devasthanam temple is located at Azhikode in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vayanattu Kulavan and other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for six days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 20 to Makaram 25 (February 3 to Feb 8).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Sree Alinkeezhil Tharavadu Devasthanam temple are Gulikan theyyam, Vayanattu Kulavan theyyam and Kandanarkelan 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.