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Kulangarath Bhagavathy Theyyam – Information – Story

Kulangarath Bhagavathy theyyam is a rare powerful Mother Goddess theyyam worshipped in a few kavu, tharavadu and temples during the annual theyyam, thira, kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of North Kerala. As per information, this is a ferocious form of Goddess Bhagavathy. As per Kulangarath Bhagavathy story, she appeared to defeat asuras or evil supernatural beings but her uncontrollable fury caused disturbance in the region. She was given a proper place of worship and a theyyam is performed annually to keep her calm and benign.

It is believed that propitiating this Goddess helps in desire fulfillment and defeat of enemies. She is especially propitiated for the good health of children and pregnant women.

Kulangarath Bhagavathy theyyam is performed on May 4 or May 6 annually at the at Azhikode Kulangarathu Tharavadu Devasthanam  temple in Kannur district, Kerala