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Kadothi Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Kadothi Bhagavathy Theyyam is a ferocious Mother Goddess theyyam performed in quite few kavu in Kannur and Kasaragod regions of Kerala during the annual theyyam, thira and kaliyattam festival. As per information, this theyyam is associated with Goddess Bhadrakali and is associated with forests and woods. Kadothi Bhagavathy Theyyam story is that of her appearing to help a devotee. She is so powerful that it is unable for people to contain or worship her. Later she is given a proper dwelling in a sacred place.

Kadothi Bhagavathy Theyyam is worshipped for attaining peace and prosperity. She is mainly invoked to avoid contagious diseases and for good health. She is also propitiated to defeat enemies and to secure victory in war.

The theyyam is performed at the Chemperi Mootha Bhagavathy Kavu temple.

This is a ferocious theyyam noted for its unique headdress and body. The theyyam is performed after midnight.