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Port Road Sree Chamatha Kavu Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Port Road Sree Chamatha Kavu temple is located in Azhikode in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Puthiya Bhagavathy and other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for five days in Malayalam Meena Masam – Meenam 20 to Meenam 24 (April 2 to April 6).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Port Road Sree Chamatha Kavu temple are Puthiya Bhagavathi theyyam, Gulikan theyyam, Bhairavan theyyam, Veera Kali theyyam and Veeran 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.