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Ponmalakkaran Theyyam – Information – Story

Ponmalakkaran Theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is associated with a particular profession. As per Ponmalakkaran theyyam story, the person lived during the ancient times and performed noble and generous deeds for the people of region. He later became a Daivakkaru and was given a theyyam. He is annually invoked in theyyam form to get blessings and for peace and prosperity.

As this theyyam is associated with a particular profession, he holds items related to the profession. The theyyam has a unique headgear.

Ponmalakkaran Theyyam can be witnessed annually at Kadannappally Padinjarekkara Edavan Nhattiyal Edavan Chirakkara Tharavadu Kavu temple in Kannur, Kannur Pattuvam Mullool Kannikkorumakan temple and Kanakathoor Sree Kurumba Bhagavathi temple.