Madiyan Koolom Kshethra Palan Temple is located Madiyan, located just 5 kilometers from Kanhagad, Kasargod District, Kerala.the Madiyan Kooloom Temple is an architectural splendor.The principle deity of the Madiyan Kooloom Temple at Madiyan is Bhadrakali. This goddess is also known as Kalarithi. Numerous other deities are also found here. They include God Kshetra Palan, Bhairavan and Bhagavathy. Madiyan Koolom Kshethra Palan Temple is famous for Theyyam 4 days pattuthsavam in Dhanu and Meenapooram are festivals. At Madiyan Kooloom Temple at Madiyan numerous festivals are performed. This includes the Kalasam, which is celebrated in the auspicious month of Edavam during a suitable lunar location.The Kalasam Festival involves the worshipping of the Varalakshmi Goddess. A bronze or a silver Kalasam (special pot) is filled with water, rice, lime and few coins. Five specific types of leaves including Betel leaves and Betel Nuts are also placed inside the Kalasam. Another famous festival at the Madiyan Kooloom Temple at Madiyan is Puttulsavam. This occasion in the Dhanu Month also involves certain cultural programs. Along with religious rites at the Madiyan Kooloom Temple at Madiyan, pageantry is an integral part of the festival.

Theyyam forms a part and parcel of the Kalasam and the Pattulsavam Festival at Madiyan Kooloom Temple at Madiyan. It is a vibrant ritual dance and is one of the oldest of its kind in Kerala. It also helps people to witness some of the exquisite traditional dances, mimes and music.Cultural performances religious rites, grant procession ,fire works display etc. makes these festivals colourful.

Location info:

Address: Madiyan, Near Kanhagad, Kasargod District, Kerala, India.
District: Kasargod District
Nearest City: Kanhangad, Kudlu, Mangalore, Hosdurg and Thiruvallam.
Best time to visit: Janauary.


Interesting things to do:

See the deity of the Madiyan Kooloom Bhadrakali, and also visit hosdurg fort, which is nearer to this temple.

Interesting things to Visit:

Bekal fort:

Bekal fort, the largest and the best-preserved fort in Kerala, lies in Pallikere, and its 16 Kms south of Kasaragod on the national highway at the northern tip of the state. The fort, a circular imposing structure of laterite rising 130 ft. above sea level, stands on a 35 acre headland that runs into the Arabian sea.

Bekal Hole Aqua Park:

Bekal Hole Aqua Park is located near Valiyaparamba in Bekal. It is the perfect place water sport freaks who wish to chill out amidst an array of unique water sports.

Bekal Beach:

Bekal is a beach destination of the future. It has long palm-fringed beaches and a rocky headland topped by the huge Bekal fort. This beach is being developed a resort. But for now, you can still savour the touch of history as you view the serene Lakshadweep Sea from the tall observation towers of the fort's once huge cannon emplacements. Bekal Beach is situated at the northern tip of Kerala, Bekal is a beach destination of the future. It has long palm-fringed beaches and a rocky headland topped by the huge Bekal fort.

Hosdurg Beach:

Located 12 kms south of Bekal is the Hosdurg beach. It is home to the many marvelous forts in Kasargode District. The Hosdurg Fort built by the Ikkeri Nayaks in mid-16th century draws the closest attention of the visitors.

Kappil Beach:

The secluded Kappil Beach is loacted 6 kms to the north of Bekal. The long stretch is wide and clean enough for swimming and beach walking. The beach has the massive rock, the Kodi Cliff, which act as a resting place for the visitors.

Valiyaparamba Backwaters:

Valiyaparamba is a backwater draw out situated in the district of Kasargod of Kerala. Circulated by 4 rivers flecked by quit number of small islands, Valiyaparamba is incredibly growing as an excellent backwater resort which grants captivating boat cruises. Valiyaparamba, a piece of land dissevered from the solid ground is a significant and notable fishing centre. The Valiyaparamba is just some few kilometers away from Bekal, where it just takes little hour's of ride to reach the place.

Chandragiri River:

Chandragiri River is Located in Southeast of Kasaragod town on the banks of the Chandragiri river, Kasaragod district, north Kerala.The river originates in a village called Koinadu of Kodagu district in Karnataka state. Chandragiri fort lies three km south of Kasargod town.


There are two notable asramams in Kanhangad, the Nityanandasramam and Anandasramam. Nityanandasramam is situated on a hillock about half a km south of the Housdurg taluk office. It was founded by swami Nityananda. Here swami Nityananda constructed 45 caves in a mountain slope. There is a temple built in 1963 after the style and design of the famous Somantha temple in Gurjarat. Anandasramam was founded by swamin Ramdas in 1939.

Hosdurg Fort:

Hosdurg Fort with its round bastion looks imposing from a distance. Somashekara Nayaka of Keladi Nayaka dynasty of Ikkeri built the fort. The name Hosdurg is derived from the kannada word Hosa (which means new) and Durga (which means Fort) and was once an integral part of South Canara.The place made well known by the Nithyanandasram with 45 caves.This fort is also known as Kanhangad fort, the fort is surrounded by a high brick wall with round bastions.


This place bears great resemblance to the scenic beauty of Kodaikanal. The rain forests near Konnakkad are ideal for trekking. It is 30 km north east of Kanhangad.

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Police Station:

Bekal police station
Bekal, Kerala.

Police Station
Puttur, Dakshina Kannada

Police Station
Ullal, Dakshina Kannada

Police Station
Bantwal, Karnataka.

Kadri Police Station
Mangalore, Dakshina Kannada

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Government Hospital
Kanhangad, Kasaragod

Care & Cure Hospital
Kanhangad, Kasaragod

Govt hospital nileshwar
Kasaragod, Kerala.

AJ Hospital
Kuntikana, Bejai Mangalore
Karnataka 575004
0824 2225533.

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