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Mattool Kavile Paramb Kottan Tharammal Tharavadu – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Mattool Kavile Paramb Kottan Tharammal temple is located at Matool in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vayanattu Kulavan and other related deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held once in two years two days in Malayalam Vrischika Masam – Vrischikam 25 to Vrischikam 26 (December 10 to December 11). The last theyyam was held here in 2023.

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Mattool Kavile Parambu Kottan Tharammal temple are Vayanattu Kulavan theyyam, Kudiveeran theyyam and Kandanar Kelan theyyam.

There is a small square sanctum of the main deity here and the roof is decorated traditionally with religious motifs. Other deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. The important pujas and rituals are observed on Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar.