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Maruthayi Muchilottu Bhagavathy Kavu Temple – Theyyam Kaliyattam Festival

Maruthayi Muchilottu Bhagavathy Kavu temple is located at Maruthayi in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for three days in Malayalam Meena Masam – Meenam 10 to Meenam 12 (March 23 to March 25).

Important theyyams that can be witnessed at Maruthayi Muchilottu Bhagavathy Kavu temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Puliyoor Kali theyyam, Narambil Bhagavathi theyyam, Muhcilottu Bhagavathi theyyam and Kannangattu Bhagavathi theyyam.

This a small shrine with a chathura sreekovil. The roof of the shrine is decorated with traditional temple motifs. There are raised platforms for other deities. Certain deities are worshipped under trees. Sankranti in every month is of great importance.