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Theyyath Kari Theyyam – Story – Information

Theyyath Kari theyyam is a unique and rare theyyam performed during the annual thira kaliyattam theyyam festival in Arayi Village near Kanhangad in Kasaragod district, Kerala. As per information this is a male theyyam and a warrior theyyam. As per Theyyath Kari theyyam story, the theyyam performed humanly impossible acts to save the region. To honor the selfless service performed by the divine person a theyyam is performed annually.

The theyyam is noted for its unique headgear. It also holds a sword and shield.

It is both intriguing and beautiful to watch the theyyam traveling on a traditional boat across the river to Kalichal Kavu.

The theyyam is annually performed at Kanhangad Arayi Karthika Chamundi Kavu temple (October 27 to October 28).