Sri Mavilayikkavu Temple is famous holy and adoration place for Hindu people's. It is a pristine Shrine and known for its unique rituals and cultural performances.
Location : Sri Mavilayikkavu Temple is a religious place and it is located in small Mavilayi village and around 13 km away from Kannur town.
About Sri Mavilayikkavu Temple
Due to its religious significance Sri Mavilayikkavu Temple is a famous tourist place of tourists and locale people of Kannur. Mavilayi village is a lilliputian and scenic village near Kannur. This village is famous for Sri Mavilayikkavu Temple and it is also birthplace of A.K.Gopalan. A.K.Gopalan was the famous communist leader of Kerala.
Presiding deities of this temple is Lord Ganapati and Goddess Bhagavati. Other deity of this temple are Lord Daivattar and Lord Vettakarumakan. People worshipped the God in this temple. Due to its location and its religious significance it attract many people throughout the year.
Main Festival : Adi Utsavam is the main festival that is celebrated in this temple. It is also known as Adiyulsavam, it is a mock fight festival. In mock fight, a group of performers are carried on the shoulders of men and hit each other. Due to Adiyulsavam festival, Sri Mavilayikkavu Temple has a unique place from the other temples of Kerala. Adiyulsavam or Adi Utsavam is celebrated annually during the Malayalam month of Medam. This festival is attracts thousand of devotees and travelers in this temple. Adiyulsavam makes Mavilayikkavu Theyyam, Peruvannan community people performed a ritual dance that also attract many people in this temple.