Parassinikadavu muthappan, madappuras are the great sanctum of muthappan
Parassinikadavu muthappan, boiled black beans and tea as are the main offering
Parassinikadavu muthappan is the temple in kerala which promotes the idea of indian civilization which is he vasudhaiva kudumbakam which means the consider the whole world as one family. sree muthappan is the prime deity at the sanctum. there are thousands of devotees headed to parassinikadavu muthappan without any religious spirit. it located 20 km away from kannur. the unique feature of this temple as in the case of the offering or prasadam, the offering at this temple is boiled black beans and the tea, also toddy and fish are the main offering and highlight of this temple. parassinikadavu muthappan temple has a great influence to the culture and life of peoples in malabar since years back.
Parassinikadavu muthappan temple located at the banks of valapattanam river, according to the legends there was a childless brahmin lady belongs to ayyankara illam once she got a baby from eruveshithod pond, she became very happy and adopt him. when he became mature known as muthappan, he companies with peoples who belongs to low caste, but the members of the family was against him, so that he reject the life there, and he shows his devotional spirit to the family. there are different pagodas to worship muthappan which are known as madathukavu. madayans are the securities for madathukavu. the position is followed by a particular family.
Annadanam provided every day for the devotees,also the well accommodation facility provided by the temple authority. there are separate counters to have the prasadam. the priests to do the daily rituals are called thiyyas, they are the members from the muthappan family. bow and arrow are the weapons of muthappan. muthappan is the god of poor so alcohol and fish dedicate to muthappan at parassinikadavu muthappan temple. muthappan is in the rebel form t protect his devotees.