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Vengara Kakkeel Tharavadu Devasthanam Temple – Kaliyattam Theyyam Thira Festival

Vengara Kakkeel Tharavadu Devasthanam temple is located at Vengara near Madayi in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Chamundi and other deities. The theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Malayalam Meena Masam – Meenam 24 and Meenam 25 (April 6 and April 7).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Vengara Kakkeel Tharavadu Devasthanam temple are Madayil Chamundi theyyam and Gulikan 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.