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Karippal Nagam Temple



Karippal Nagam is a temple dedicated to serpent. It is located at Karippal near Perumbadavu in Kannur District. The temple is managed by the local committee under the supervision of Karippal family. The two theyyamforms of the temple are Nagarajavu and Nagakanni.

The main festival of Karippal Nagam is the Ayilyam festival, occurring on the Ayilyam asterism of Malayalam month Dhanu. During the festival, Sarpabali and Thottam are conducted as an offering to the deity. Devotees throng the temple in large numbers, during the festive seasons. Special bus services to the temple are available from Payyanur and Taliparamba during this festival.

Chandranellur Bhagavathi Temple, Malliyottu Palottukavu Aadaam Kovval, Vettakkorumakan Kshethram, Karivellur Madappally Someswari Temple and Puliroopa Kali Temple are the major places of worship nearby.

Perumbadavu is 20 km from Pilathara on Payyanur-Kannur Road. From Perumbadavu, one has to walk about one km to reach the temple.



Updated on 25th July, 2018
District: Kannur
Location: Karippal
Perumbadavu, Pilathara
Payyanur

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