high in the Wayanad Hills at
Valliyoorkkavu, 3 kms from Mananthavady town, the temple is dedicated to
The idol of the temple is believed to be self- manifested and the annual festival is held in March. The traditional ritual of the Kalamezhuthu is performed during all nights of the festival.
On the final day, the array of folk art forms are presented. The dances performed by the local tribals, using native percussion instruments, are a major attraction.