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Areekulangara Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Areekulangara Bhagavathy theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam – thira – kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, the theyyam is associated with Goddess Shakti (Durga and Bhagavathy). As per Areekulangara Bhagavathy theyyam story, she is believed to have taken the ferocious form to protect the wealth and life of a staunch devotee of hers. Her theyyam are performed in those places wherever she appeared. She is believed to have protected animals and livestock.

Areekulangara Bhagavathy theyyam blesses devotees with peace and prosperity. She is also believed to cure contagious diseases. She is also propitiated to defeat enemies.

She appears in a ferocious form holding a sword to protect the wealth and life of her devotees.

Taliparamba Pookhothu Kottaram – Manegavu is an important temple in which Areekulangara Bhagavathy theyyam is performed.

Areekulangara Bhagavathy theyyam appears along with Mannenkavil Bhagavathy Theyyam.