Theyyam / 11.02.2015

Hope you have enjoyed the last post about Pudhiyarambam theyyam, Udinur since it was unique among all others. On the night before this theyyam, we had rushed Kadachira by bus and it was a quite bumpy ride to reach there. Once we got down, we were not able to find any prominent path to reach the temple. After enquiring the locals, there was a small lane nearby main road that leads to the temple which is located in the middle of coconut tree farm. I recalled that day was very hot and humid which engulfed enough energy from our body. It...

Theyyam / 02.02.2015

Theyyam refers to “GOD” and it’s a kind of worship where a man appears dons the guise of god and placates the god through possessed dancing. It’s very popular in North Kerala, Thulu region as well and People seek to bless from them. Theyyam has wild classifications in which each theyyam is very unique and performs in remote villages of Kannur, Kasargod districts in odd hours. It is considered to be thousand years old rituals and people from hill areas have a cult of Theyyam. When I heard about this festival a few years back, I had been planning for...

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