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Paadimala Daivathar Theyyam – Story – Information

Paadimala Daivathar Theyyam is a rare theyyam seen during the annual thira kaliyattam theyyam festival mainly in Kasaragod 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. Paadimala Daivathar 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.  

Paadimala Daivathar Theyyam is a calm theyyam and is friendly towards the people. It has a unique headgear and appearance. The theyyam holds a bow and arrow suggesting the warrior quality of the theyyam.

This theyyam can be witnessed at Taliparamaba Naduvil Ayyappa-Vanadurga Temple Vana Devathasthanam temple on November 1.