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Ambetta Daivam Theyyam – Information – Story

Ambetta Daivam theyyam, എമ്പേറ്റ് ദൈവം or അമ്പേറ്റ ദൈവം, is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam – kaliyattam – thira festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, the theyyam is associated with hunting or war. Ambetta Daivam theyyam connects it with Sastha folk story. He is believed to have got hurt by an arrow or an arrow is stuck in his body.

Ambetta Daivam theyyam is performed for protection and to defeat enemies. The theyyam holds an arrow and big stick.

Ambetta Daivam theyyam is performed Narikode Naduvalath Sastha temple.