Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Kuthirakkaliyamma
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : xx
The presiding deity in this temple is Kuthirakkaliyamma. This temple is situated at Karivellur.Its believed that when the Kottila Veettil Mootha Chettiyar went to attend the Pattulstavam of Shri Kandothidam Bhagavathi Temple at Payyanur, the Kandothidam Someswariyamma came with him in his traditional umbrella to Karivellur and stayed there at the madappalli temple. The Theyyams performed in this temple are Moovalam Kuzhichamundi,Chooliyar Bhagavathy,Padaveeran,Kundor Chamundi,Gulikan and Vishnumurthy.
The main pooram festival is celebrated grandly in the malayalam month 'meenam'.
Also there is a festival in the malayalam month 'Dhanu'.The rituals start with 'Padaveeran
Vellattam' along with 'Thottams'.Its a two-days festival.
The temple is situated at karivellur,on the national highway from payyannur to kanjangad.