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Kudukathayi Bhagavathy Theyyam – Information – Story

Kudukathayi 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 Kudukathayi Bhagavathy story, she appeared to defeat demons 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.

Kudukathayi Bhagavathy theyyam is performed on January 15 or Jan 16 annually at the at Ezhome Nangalam Kallen Tharavadu temple in Kannur district, Kerala.