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Anjoottan Theyyam – Information – Story

Anjoottan Theyyam is a rare theyyam witnessed during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in Kasaragod and Kannur regions of Kerala. As per information, this is a male theyyam and is associated with an incident in history of the region. As per Anjoottan theyyam story, the person performs a selfless act and this results in major changes in the region. For the good work and to keep the person calm a theyyam is performed.

This theyyam is performed by the Velan community.

Anjoottan theyyam is annually performed at Kanhangad Padannakkad Valiyaveedu Tharavadu Devasthanam temple on October 29 and October 30 (Malayalam Thulam Masam 12-13).