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Chidayarkulangara Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Chidayarkulangara Bhagavathy theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam – thira – kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, the theyyam is associated with Goddess Shakti (Durga and Bhagavathy). As per Chidayarkulangara Bhagavathy 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 is performed in those places wherever she appeared. She is believed to have protected animals and livestock.

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

She holds a sword and a shield. She also has flaming torches around her waist.

Kannur Vengara Chidayarkulangara Bhagavathy Kavu temple is an important temple in which Chidayarkulangara Bhagavathy theyyam is performed.