Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Sapthami and Ashtami Festival

Date:14-12-2018 to 15-12-2018

The Thodikkulam Siva Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is said to have been constructed 2000 years ago. The temple celebrates Sivarathri in the Malayalam month of Kumbham (Mid February- Mid March) and 'Sapthami' and 'Ashtami' in Malayalam month of Vrishchiikam (November-December). One of the noted features of the temple is that elephant is restricted here for the festivals. During festival days 'Thidambu Nritham' and 'Bhagavathy Theyyam' are performed.

Located 2 km from Kannavam on the Thalassery-Mananthavady Road, this temple is famous for its mural paintings. The temple has the sanctum sanctorum constructed in two-storeys and is rectangular in shape. 

 

Main Attraction

Thidambunirtham, Bhagavathy theyyam

Images

Location

Kannavam, Thalasserry

Venue
Sree Thodikalam Siva Temple

Address
PO: Kannoth
Chittariparamba via
Kannur - 670650
Phone: +91 490 2301399

District
Kannur

Festival date
Sapthami & Ashtami in the Malayalam month of Vrishchikam


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