Madayi kavu bhadrakali temple , also known as Thiruvarkattukavu, is located at Madayi, a suburb of payangadi, a village located about 30 kms north of kerala and 10kms south of payyannur in kannur dist,kerala.
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History

The real reason for the shifting of the temple from taliparamba to Madayi, according to historical facts , is the shift that existed between the Namboodiri Community of Perinchellur(Taliparamba) and the kings. It was actually a conflict for power between priesthood and kingship. The aristrocratic namboodiris of Taliparamba wanted to assert their authority over the kings.

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Myth

he myth is about a fierce and ferocious demon(Asura) by name darika.He caused intense suffering to the gods and rishis. The gods could not do anything to counter his attacks.They were completely terror- stricken. Finally they approached lord Mahadeva(siva) and requested him to help them. The lord opened his burning third eye. Out came a goddess, more fierce and ferocious than the demons.With weapons in all her hands,she challenged darika in battle and killed him.

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SPECIAL DAYS

TEMPLE OFFERINGS

For details about the major offerings at MadayiKavu Bhagavathy Temple(Thiruvar Kadu)
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PROPOSED AND COMPLETED PROJECTS

For detailed information about the construction and renovation work performed in assosiation with MadayiKavu Bhagavathy Temple(Thiruvar Kadu)
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