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Moothachi Pothi Theyyam – Story – Information

Moothachi Pothi theyyam (മുത്താച്ചിപോതി) is a ferocious Mother Goddess theyyam performed during the annual thira kaliyattam theyyam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Parvati. As per Moothachi Pothy theyyam story, she helps in controlling communicable diseases like various poxes. As per some belief is she who spreads and control the poxes.

Moothachi Pothi theyyam is unique in various aspects as she has a ferocious appearance.

The theyyam is worshiped for peace, good health and prosperity.

This theyyam can be witnessed at Mattannur – Malur Aryaparambu Sree Koottakkalam temple in Kannur district on April 5 – Meenam 22 (Malayalam Meena Masam 22).