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Mottammal Theendakkara‍ Vettakkorumakan Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Mottammal Theendakkara‍ Vettakkorumakan temple is located at Mottammal near Kannapuram in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vettakkorumakan and other related deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 20 to Makaram 21 (February 3 to Feb 4).

The important theyyam that can be witnessed at Mottammal Theendakkara‍ Vettakkorumakan temple is Vettakkorumakan theyyam.

This is a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil for the main deity. The roof of the shrine is traditionally decorated. There are other smaller sreekovils and raised platforms for other deities. Sankranti in a Malayalam month is of great importance.