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Chirukanda Moorthi Theyyam – Story – Information

Chirukanda Moorthi Theyyam is a male theyyam performed during the annual theyyam – kaliyattam – thira festival in Kasaragod region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is believed to have helped people in the war against enemies. Chirukanda Moorthi theyyam is believed to have protected with wealth and life of the people of the area. He holds a sword and a shield and appears in a warrior form.

The deity is worshipped for overcoming fear and for the defeat of enemies.

Kanhangad Thoyammal Kannoth Bhagavathy Temple is an important shrine in which Chirukanda Moorthi theyyam is performed.