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Thalaappan Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Thalaappan Bhagavathy Theyyam is a rare theyyam limited to a single Tharavadu in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this is a fierce manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. As per Thalaappan Bhagavathy Theyyam story, Bhagavathi appeared before an elderly person in Thalaappan tharavadu. She was given a place of worship. The Bhagavathy accepted the invitation and made the tharavadu her aaroodam. She blessed the people of the region with peace and prosperity. She protected livestock and cured communicable diseases. To keep her calm and to get her blessings a theyyam is performed annually.

Thalaappan Bhagavathy Theyyam can be witnessed during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival at the Thalap Thalappan Bhagavathy Kavu temple in Kannur.