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Nayanar Theyyam – Story – Information

Nayanar theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in Kannur and Kasaragod regions of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is that of an important person of the region. Nayanar theyyam story is that of him performing courageous act. As per some stories, it is also of the theyyam of person who was fearless but at the same time causing disruption in the society.

Nayanar theyyam is seen holding a vettukathi. The theyyam shows some anger towards the crowd. The theyyam does not have an elaborate dressing. Nayanar theyyam has a unique small headgear.