Subrahmanya Swami Temple, Payyannur
The pavitramodiram (pavithra mothiram) or sacred ring, made especially on order at Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple at Payyannur in Kannur, is what draws people here in hordes. Its greenery and quaint vibe sustain a great tradition. Once a ring has been made as per the bearers’ preferences, it is worn after being sanctified at the temple by Brahmins performing ancient rituals. It is one among the district’s most revered and sacred sites, seeing a regular flow of devotees throughout the year.
Temple Timings: 04:00 – 12:00 hrs & 17:00 – 21:00 hrs
Nearby Attraction: Rajarajeswara temple
Nearest railway station: Payyanur
Nearest airport: Kannur International Airport, about 60 km | Calicut International Airport, about 153 km