mosque is situated at Kanjiramattom, 30 km from Kochi.
It is believed that the mosque was erected over the mortal remains of a
Muslim saint, Sheikh Parid. Another great Muslim saint, Baver is supposed
to have prayed here and attained salvation.
The Kodikuthu festival, which falls in December-January, is a major attraction for thousands of devotees. A huge procession is held in the night, when the pilgrims carrying pots of sandalwood paste proceed to the mosque as part of a ritual called as ' Chandanakkudam'.
Six caparisoned elephants and folk performances are the main attractions of the procession. Traditional Muslim art forms like 'Oppana' and 'Mappilappattu' are also staged during the festival.