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Elladath Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Elladath Bhagavathy Theyyam – is a popular theyyam performed during the annual theyyam – thira – kaliyattam festival in Kannur and Kasaragod region of Kerala. As per information, the theyyam is associated with Goddess Mahakali (Durga and Bhagavathy). As per Elladath 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.

It is also believed that to control and manage the unimaginable power of a ferocious goddess, she was given a spot in a sacred space and a theyyam.

Elladath 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 and shield to protect the wealth and life of her devotees. She is also propitiated to defeat enemies.

Elladath Bhagavathy theyyam is performed at the Kannur Dharmasala Thaliyil Konhan Tharavad Sree Thondachan Devasthanam temple, Kannur Kadambur Sree Valiyamuttam Devi temple, Kannur Pappinisseri Velapuram Kaanodathu Tharavadu Theyyam temple, Mattannur Malur Edappazhassi Kottakkavu temple, Thalassery Ancham mile Erinhikkal Porkkali Bhagavathy Temple, Pinarayi Venduttayi Sree Puthamkandam Bali temple, Thalassery Moozhikkara Chandroth bagavathi temple, Kannur Kotheri Asharikkandi Bhagavathy temple, Kannur ThalasseriThottummal Kavullathil Sree Kali temple, Kannur Niduvallur Ambalathan Kandi Sree Dharma Deva temple, Kannur Kadirur Pullyod Valiyapurayil Sree Bhagavathi temple, Kadachira Valiyamuttam temple, Azhikode Muchiriyan Vayanattu Kulavan temple and Kannur Edakkadu Kakkanam Kottam Devi temple.