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Muthachan Daivam – Story – Information

Muthachan Daivam Theyyam is a rare theyyam seen during the annual thira kaliyattam theyyam festival mainly in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this is the theyyam of a person who had lived in the region and the story is based on folklore. Muthachan Theyyam story is that of the deity helping the region, a family through his selfless action and becomes a daivakaru or holy person. The person is given a worship place and theyyam is performed in his remembrance annually. 

Muthachan Daivam is a calm theyyam and is friendly towards the people. It has a unique headgear and appearance.

It is believed that the theyyam attained the status of deity due to his piety and after had darshan of Goddess.

Muthachan daivam theyyam is performed annually at Karivellur Koolikkavu Sree Vishnumurthy Temple (December 23 to December 24 in Kannur district.