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The Vaidyanatha Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in Kannur, Kerala, India. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Vaidya Natha (curer of all diseases). The temple is located at Kanhirangad, 6 kilometres from Thaliprambu, on a hill top. The main deity is Shiva, facing east. Here the deity is self-incarnated and as the name implies, the deity is a celebrated Ayurveda physician. Bhagawathy, Ayyappan and Ganapathy are sub deities at this temple.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest Bus stop is Kanhirangad

The nearest Railway station is Kannapuram

By Air

The nearest International airport is Calicut International Airport (CCJ), Kozhikode, Kerala And Bajpe Airport (IXE), Mangalore, Karnataka


Vaidyanatha Temple Kanhirangad

Timings and Events

Shivarathri is the main festival which is in the month of Kumbam (February/March). There is Aaru Nhayar (six Sunday) ceremony here. If the 6th day of any Malayalam month is on Sunday it is called Aaru Nhayar (six Sunday) and is considered auspicious. Thiruvathira is also celebrated on a large scale.

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