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Anangu Bhootham Theyyam – Story – Information – അണങ്ങ്ഭൂതം തെയ്യ

Anangu Bhootham theyyam (അണങ്ങ്ഭൂതം തെയ്യം) is a rare theyyam associated with ghosts and supernatural beings worshiped in few kavu tharavadu and temples during the annual kaliyattam thira festival in Kannur and Kasaragod districts of Kerala. As per information, Anangu Bhootham theyyam is that of a person who met with an unnatural death and is roaming around on earth. Anangu Bhootham theyyam is that of the supernatural being causing havoc in a region by disturbing the peaceful life of people by harming them and their farm animals. To appease and for peaceful coexistence the bhootham is given an aaroodam or worship place. A theyyam is performed annually to keep it calm and content.

Anangu Bhootham theyyam is offered prayers to overcome fear. The being is worshiped for good health of children and also for desire fulfillment. Some tantrics propitiate Anangu Bhootham to defeat enemies.

Anangu Bhootham theyyam is performed usually at night.