Kanhangad or Kanjangad is a major town and a Municipality in the Kasaragod District, territory of Kerala, India. It is 28 km from the region home office of Kasaragod town and 79 km from Mangalore city. Agribusiness and angling are the essential wellspring of salary for occupants of the area. The dirt and geology take into account a different choice of harvests: Rubber, pepper, cashew and ginger are the imperative yields that are developed in the eastern piece of the district, which includes woods and sloping territories. In the beach front regions are developed: coconut, rice and tobacco. The most generally talked dialect is Malayalam. Other minority dialects talked by networks living here incorporate Konkani and Kannada.
Madiyan Kulom temple is arranged in Ajanur panchayat. It is around five km from Kanhangad, the base camp of Hosdurg taluk. The primary divinity of the sanctuary is Bhadrakali; however there are likewise different gods like Kshetrapalan, Bhagavathi and Bhairavan. A characteristic of this sanctuary is that a Brahmin cleric performs pooja just in the twelve, while the morning and night poojas are performed by a group called Maniyanis. The celebrations in the sanctuary fall amid the long stretches of Edavam May, June and Dhanu December, January and on nowadays all the poojas are performed regarding this celebration.