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Karan Daivam Theyyam – Information – Story

Karan Daivam theyyam is a powerful male deity theyyam performed in many temples in Kannur region of Kerala during the annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival. As per information, this theyyam is a warrior theyyam and is believed to have protected people from super natural beings and ferocious demons. Karan Daivam theyyam story is that of a divine being appearing before a grand old man and offering protection. Karan theyyam is performed in honor of this deity and the sacrifice he made.

Karan Daivam theyyam has a unique head gear and holds a sword and a knife. The theyyam blesses devotees with protection, long life and health. He is also offered prayers for defeat of enemies and to overcome various kinds of fear.

Karan Daivam theyyam is performed at Koyyam Munambu Kadavu Arayil chonnamma temple in Kannur (Feb 17 to Feb 19), Kannur Keecheri Puthiya Bhagavathy temple, Kodallur Palaprath Kavu Bhagavathy temple, Kannapuram Karankavu, Kalliasseri Puthiya Bhagavathy temple (Kappoth Kavu) (February 17 and February 18), Cherukunnu Kavinisseri Koovaprath Kavu, Kannur Morazha Koovaprath Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu temple, Kannur Parassinikkadavu Nanichery Kodalloor Sree Bhagavathy temple and Mayyil Kandakkai Chalangotut Puthiya Bhagavathy Kavu temple (Feb 17 to March 1).