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Kathalakkaran Theyyam – Information – Story

Kathalakkaran Theyyam is a very rare theyyam seen during the annual thira kaliyattam and theyyam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is that of a person who did something beneficial to the people of region and is a mantra moorthi theyyam. Kathalakkaran theyyam story is associated with sacrifice.

For great courage and selfless behavior the person was given a spot in a sacred place. People perform a theyyam as a thanksgiving for the immense benefit he provided to the community through selfless sacrifice. They theyyam is also performed to keep him calm and happy and to avoid his wrath.

Kathalakkaran Theyyam is annually performed at the Kadannapally Padinjarekkara Edavan Nhattiyal Edavan Chirakara Tharavadu Kavu in Kannur on early morning hours of May 7.

This theyyam is worshipped for peace and prosperity and for success in new ventures.