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Kaniyal Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Kaniyal Bhagavathy Theyyam is a powerful rare Mother Goddess theyyam performed in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is performed during the annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival and is a manifestation of Goddess Devi or Durga Bhagavathy. Kaniyal Bhagavathy theyyam story is that her appearing before an ardent devotee to protect his wealth and property. The protected family gave the Devi an aaroodam or worship place. It is said that the Goddess then moved to a couple of places in the region to satisfy the wishes of her ardent devotees.

Kaniyal Bhagavathy theyyam is offered prayers for peace, prosperity, good health and for desire fulfillment especially related to job, marriage and travel.

This is a ferocious Devi theyyam and she holds a sword and shield.

Kaniyal Bhagavathy theyyam is performed from March 5 to March 8 at Kannur Chengal Sree Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu temple.