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Adukkath Chamundi Theyyam – Story – Information

Adukkath Chamundi theyyam, also known as Adukkath Chamundiyamma, is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam – thira – kaliyattam festival in Kasaragod region of Kerala. The theyyam is performed in tharavadu (houses), kavu and temples. As per information, the theyyam is associated with Goddess Shakti (Durga and Bhagavathy). As per Adukkath Chamundi 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.

Adukkath Chamundi theyyam blesses devotees with peace and prosperity. She is also believed to cure contagious diseases. She appears in a ferocious form to protect the wealth and life of her devotees. She is also propitiated to defeat enemies.

This theyyam is performed at Kodavalam Nettoor Tharavadu, Kasaragod Hosdurg Mulivannur Bhagavathy Kavu temple, Kanhangad Pullur Palliyil Kannachan Devasthanam temple, Kasaragod Vellarikundu Parappa Payaalam Thazhathu Veedu Vishnumurthy Karim Chamundi Panjuruli Devasthanam temple, Kanhangad Ravaneeswaram kalarikkal Mulavannur Bhagavathy temple and Kanhangad Pullur Kodavalam Nittur Tharavadu Devasthanam temple.