Parassinikadavu Sri Muthappan Temple, an ancient temple located almost 20 kilometers away from Kannur, is famous for its unique rituals and practices. Besides, the temple fascinates devotees and pilgrims with its unique architecture. Located on the gorgeous banks of River, Valapatnam, the presiding deity of this temple is Sri Muthappan (Lord Shiva). The idol carries a bow and arrow. Many devotees irrespective of religion, caste and creed visit this pilgrim center to offer prayers to the deity. A unique feature of this ancient shrine is that the traditional art form, Theyyam is performed here as a ritual every day. Pilgrims who wish to enjoy this art can visit this temple.
A lot of pilgrims and devotees visit the Parassinikadavu Sri Muthappan Temple every day to seek blessings from Lord Muthappan. They believe that he can give relief and comfort to their problems. Even people belonging to Christian and Muslim religion visit this shrine. This temple offers free meals and free staying facilities for anybody who visits there. Devotees get tea and boiled green grams as the prasadam of the temple. The poojas are performed not by Brahmins but the Thiyyas of Parassini Muthappan family as it is a god of poor. Sri Muthappan is considered as a rebel God and devotees offer roasted fish, wild meat and toddy. Kozhikode International Airport is about 136 kilometers away from Parassinikadavu Sri Muthappan Temple. Choose a customized pilgrim holiday package to Kerala from Tour My India and experience peace and divine calmness by visiting the temples in the state.