Kovvel Thekkeveedu Tharavadu Temple Kannur

Cheruthazham Kovvel Thekkeveedu Tharavadu Temple, situated in Cheruthazham, Kannur district, Kerala, is a revered shrine dedicated to Kurathi, Vishnumoorthi, and various other deities.

The temple's architecture features a Chathura Sreekovil, a square sanctum sanctorum, housing the main deities. Additionally, some deities are worshipped on square platforms and beneath trees within the temple premises. The observance of Sankranti each month holds great significance in the temple's calendar.

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Cheruthazham Kovvel Thekkeveedu Tharavadu Temple is a small shrine that is maintained by a family, yet it holds immense cultural and religious importance within the local community. Devotees visit the temple to seek blessings, participate in rituals, and experience the spiritual ambiance created by the sacred surroundings and traditional practices upheld within the temple premises.


The Temple has a number of festivals. The important ones are :

Kaliyattam Festival

During the festival, elaborate rituals are conducted to invoke the presence and blessings of the deity, often Goddess Kali or other forms of the divine feminine. These rituals may include special pujas, ablutions, and offerings made to the deity's idols or representations.

Kunjaru Kurathi Theyyam

During the Kunjaru Kurathi Theyyam, performers, known as Theyyam artists, embody the spirit of the goddess parvathi through elaborate costumes, intricate makeup, and dramatic gestures. The performance is characterized by vibrant colors, hypnotic music, and rhythmic dance movements.

Contact Address: Kovvel Thekkeveedu Tharavadu Temple, Pilathara, Kannur

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