Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple

Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple is one of the important sacred pilgrims centers in north Kerala. It stands on the banks of Valapattanam river which originates in western ghats and empties itself in Arabian sea. We can call it a holy river as it is an ornament for various shrines including Kottiyoor hills. It is the tributary of the sacred Bavali river .We have not exact date of inception of this temple but it has 450 years history.

This temple gives spiritual comfort and relief to all irrespective of their caste creed or religion of the people belonging from Chandragiri puzha to Korapuzha and from Valapattanam to Hunzoor (Karnataka) .There are Muslims ,Christians and many foreigners who visit the temple every day.The temple provides free meals and free accommodation to every one who comes there There is also the supply of tea and boiled green grams as prasadam.

The deity worshipped in this temple is Sree Muthappan .All the main poojas are performed by the Thiyyas of Parassini Muthappan family. In special cases Brahmins and Madayans together perform poojas in Sreekovil .It is the god of the poor and down trodden..It is a rebel god and he drinks toddy and eats roasted fish and wild meat .He always carries with him a bow and arrow. The places of his worship are called Madappura.

Getting there
Nearest railway station: Kannur, about 20 km away

Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, Kozhikode, about 136 km

Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple

Locality/village : Parassinnikkadavu
State : Kerala
Country : India
Nearest City/Town : Kadambery
Best Season To Visit : October-May
Languages : Malayalam & English
Temple Timings : 5 AM to 8 AM and from 6.30 PM to 8.30 PM

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