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Sree Aniyakkara Poomala Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Thira Festival

Sree Aniyakkara Poomala Bhagavathy temple is located at Vayalapra in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Poomala Bhagavathi, Goddess Puthiya Bhagavathy, Vishnumoorthi other deities. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Kumbha Masam – Kumbham 25 to Kumbham 26 (March 9 to March 10).

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Vayalapra Sree Aniyakkara Poomala Bhagavathy temple are Veeran theyyam, Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Veera Kali theyyam and Puthiya Bhagavathi theyyam.

This is a small beautiful Kerala style temple with traditional architecture. There is a chathura sreekovil for the main deity. There are also small sreekovils and square platforms for worshipping subsidiary deities. Some deities are worshipped under trees. Sankranti in every Malayalam month is of great importance here.