is situated in the Kannur district of Kerala. Sprawling in the
valley of the lofty Ezhimala Hills, Payyanur has a distinguished
place in the history and culture of the country. The place derives
its name from the renowned Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple located
here. 'Payyan' is an appellation of Lord Subrahmanya and 'Ooru'
means the place. Thus Payyanur means the land of Lord Subrahmanya.
Payyanur is also well known for Pavithra Mothiram, Astrology, art
forms like Theyyam and Poorakkali.
Payyanur Peruma is a gulf region unit of Payyanurians formed at United Arab Emirates.
in January 2006. Peruma salutes all those who took the initiative for the formation of this unit.
It includes members from almost all the Emirates.The strength of Peruma is always in its active members.
Peruma's main aim is to bring all the members, who live in UAE, under one umbrella
and co-ordinate their social and cultural activities.
Peruma provides a platform for its members to interact with the social and cultural life.
The activites of Peruma is under the 21 member Executive Committee with all support from 2 Patrons.
The Executive Committee is presently headed by Mr. Ravi K Nair and Mr. Ratheesh K P.