Down- Town Kozhikode, Kerala
The Annual Competition of Pedagogic Skills
Main Feature: A Square Sanctorum with very high laterite walls
Thali temple, situated downtown is a significant temple of the former Zamorin Kingdom of Kozhikode. The temple is well-known for the 'Revathi Pattathanam', an annual competition of pedagogic skills.
A square sanctorum with a 'Mukhamandapam', very high laterite walls and an expansive temple pond are some of the specialities of this Siva temple.
The annual festival falls in April/ May. The eight-day festival concludes with 'Arattu' or the sanctified bath ritual.
HOW TO GET THERE
Air: Karipur International Airport is the close airport, about 23 km from Kozhikode town.
Rail: adjacent railway station is at Kozhikode.