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Paruthi Veeran Theyyam – Story – Information

Paruthi Veeran theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this is a male theyyam and and a theyyam associated with a particular profession. As per story, Paruthi Veeran theyyam was given a place of worship after his selfless sacrifice. This theyyam is associated with cotton and his dress has cotton attached to it.

This theyyam holds an unusual item in his hands. The thirumudi or headgear the theyyam is also unique.

Paruthi Veeran theyyam is performed at Kannapuram Puthiya Bhagavathy temple and Kannur Chalad Palliyanmoola Chalil Bhagavathy Kavu temple.