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Punnakkappara Chenichery Tharavad Devasthanam Temple - Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Punnakkappara Chenichery Tharavadu Devasthanam temple is located at Punnakkappara in Azhikode South in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Gulikan and other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for five days in Malayalam Meena Masam – Meenam 15 to Meenam 17 (March 28 to March 30).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Punnakkappara Chenicheri Tharavadu Devasthanam temple are Gulikan theyyam and Ilamkolam 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.