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Muthappan Temple, also called Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple is a Hindu temple, located at Anthoor Municipality on the banks of the Valapattanam river about 10 km from Taliparamba and 16 km from Kannur City in Kannur District, Kerala. Principal deity of the temple is Sree Muthappan, a manifestation of two mythical characters called Thiruvappana and Vellattam. According to the local tradition the presiding deity is a manifestation of Shiva.Rituals of the temple is unique in that it does not follow the Satvic Brahminical form of worship, as in other Hindu temples of Kerala. The main mode of worship is the a ritual enactment of both the characters of Muthappan, through a traditional dance known as Muthappan Theyyam. Fish, meat and toddy are the customary offerings to Muthappan. Muthappan Thiruvoppana Mahothsavam is the major festival of the temple, celebrated for three days every year on 19, 20 and 21 of Kumbham (the days correspond to 3, 4 and 5 March).Take a look at our Parassinikadavu day trip planner to schedule your visit to Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple Reviews
Parassini Madapura is actually a home of a family who built a temple to honor the local deity known as Muthappan who is believed to be a powerful deity by the locals and the regions that surround the ... more »
This was my second visit. The primary aim of the visit was to attend a Theyyam Kaliyattam nearby. So stayed in a hotel at Parassinikkadavu. Visited the Muthappan temple on a Friday morning. The place ... more »
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