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Asuralan Daivam Theyyam – Information – Story

Asuralan Daivam Theyyam kolam is a very rare theyyam seen during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in Kannur and Kasaragod regions of Kerala. As per information, this is a ferocious and dangerous male theyyam. As Asuraalan Daivam theyyam story, he is believed to have arrived in the region from another region especially through a boat (marakkalam). He creates havoc in the region, to keep him calm he is given a place of worship. A theyyam is annually performed to get his blessings and to avoid any untoward incident.

The theyyam is annually performed at Panthakkal Urothummal Ankakkaran temple at Thalassery (January 27 to January 29) and Kasargod Trikaripur Pekkadam Kuruvapalli Ara temple (November 2 to November 5).