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Periyattu Kandar Theyyam – Information – Story

Periyattu Kandar Theyyam (പെരിയാട്ട് കണ്ടർ തെയ്യം) is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in Kannur and Kasaragod districts of North Kerala. As per information, this is theyyam based on folklore and is a male theyyam. Periyaattu Kandar theyyam story is that of a person showing extra ordinary courage and selflessness. This led to him becoming a Daivakaru. A theyyam is performed annually in remembrance of his greatness.

The theyyam is offered prayers for peace and prosperity.