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Karimanal Chamundi Theyyam – Information – Story

Karimanal Chamundi theyyam is a ferocious theyyam performed in few temples in Kannur region of Kerala during annual Kaliyattam thira festival. As per information, this is a ferocious Mother Goddess who was given a place to satiate her so that she will not harm people, their property and livestock. Karimanal Chamundi theyyam story is that of her causing disturbance in a region with her supernatural powers and blood thirstiness. She is given a proper place in a kavu and a theyyam so that she will not harm people and other living beings.

Karimanal Chamundi theyyam is worshipped for protection from enemies, to overcome fear of super natural beings like ghosts etc and for a healthy life. She is also worshipped to get strength to defeat enemies.

Karimanal Chamundi theyyam is worshipped during the annual theyyam festival season at Peringome Peruvamba Vayanattukulavan temple (March 1 and March 2), Kannur Padiyottuchaal Nidumchaal Karimanal Chamundi temple (February 21 and February 22) and Kannur Peringome Kunduvadi Karimanal Chamundi temple (March 2 to March 8).