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Madikkai Sree Periyangottu Bhagavathy Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Madikkai Sree Periyangottu Bhagavathy temple is located at Theeyarpalam Madikkai in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavathi and other deities that are worshipped in kavu, sacred places and temples in the region. The theyyam festival is held here for three days in Malayalam Makara Masam – January 31 to February 2.

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Madikkai Sree Periyangottu Bhagavathy temple are Bhagavathi theyyam and Vayanattu Kulavan theyyam.

This is a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil for the main deity. There are other smaller sreekovils and raised platforms for other deities. Certain deities are worshipped under trees. Sankranti in a Malayalam month is of great importance.