Chandranellur Bhagavathi Temple lies at Kalakattu Illam near Purakkunnu in Kannur District. It is about 25 km from
The story behind the temple tells that a Namboothiri from Kalakattu Illam reached the place known as Manathana. Blessed by Goddess Kali, he got a Soolam (a type of rod), Kannadi (Mirror) and Kiridam (Crown) as present. The crown was kept at the Illam, which turned as Chandranellur Bhagavati.