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Chekkichery Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Chekkichery Bhagavathy theyyam is a ferocious theyyam performed in select number of tharavadu, kavu and devasthanam or temples in the Kannur region of Kerala during the annual thira, kaliyattam theyyam festival. As per information, this theyyam is directly associated with Goddess Shakti or Bhagavathy. The story of Chekkichery Bhagavathy theyyam is that of her appearing on earth to wipe out the darkness created by demons. She annihilates demons and protects the wealth and life of her devotees.

Chekkichery Bhagavathy theyyam is performed at the Charalkoodam Vishnumoorthy temple, Kannur Mathamangalam Perumbadavu Chekkichery Bhagavathy Devasthanam temple, Kannur Mathamangalam Therandi Puthiya Veettil Chekkichery Bhagavathy temple, Kannur Mathamangalam Paravoor Puliyoor Kali temple and Chapparapadavu Koothambalam Chekkicheri Bhagavathy Devasthanam temple near Taliparamba.