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Chembilottu Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Chembilottu Bhagavathy Theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual Kaliyattam – theyyam thira festival in Kasaragod and Kannur region of Kerala. As per information Chembilot Bhagavathy is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti (Goddess Kali). The story of Chembilottu Bhagavathy is that of her appearing to defeat demons. She drove away evil doers and protected the wealth, livestock and life of her devotees.


Chembilottu Bhagavathy theyyam appears in a ferocious form and she holds a sword and a shield.

Chembilottu Daivam theyyam is performed at the Chandera Chembilot Bhagavathy temple in Kasaragod district and at Taliparamba Naduvil Ayyappa – Vanadurga Temple.