Parassinikkadavu temple – Kannur

Muthappan Temple, also called Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple is a Hindu temple, located at the banks of the Valapattanam river about 10 km from Taliparamba and 16 km from Kannur Corporation in Kannur District, Kerala. Principal deity of the temple is Sree Muthappan, a manifestation of two mythical characters called Thiruvappana and Vellattam. According to the local tradition the presiding deity is a folk deity and not a vedic deity, but there are recent attempts to associate the deity to Vishnu or Shiva.

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