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Padiyoor Kunnathu Sree Vettakkorumakan Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Padiyoor Kunnathu Sree Vettakkorumakan temple is located at Padiyoor in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Vettakkorumakan. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for three days in Malayalam Meena Masam – Meenam 5 to Meenam 7 (March 18 to March 20).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Padiyoor Kunnathu Sree Vettakkorumakan temple are Vettakkorumakan theyyam and Oorpzhassi theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum for the main deity. There are other small square sanctums in the temple compound. Certain deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. The important pujas and rituals are observed on Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar.