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Pullanthattu Bhagavathi Theyyam – Story – Information

Pullanthattu Bhagavathi Theyyam kolam (പൂളന്താറ്റ് ഭഗവതി തെയ്യം കോലം) is a rare theyyam performed in numerous kavu, tharavadu, temples and sacred places in Kannur and Kasaragod regions of Kerala. As per information, Pullanthattu Bhagavathy is the fierce manifestation of Goddess Bhagavathi who has just annihilated demon Darika. As per Pullanthattu Bhagavathi theyyam story, this is the eight-arm form of Goddess Bhagavathy. She has just chopped the head of Darikasuran and she is performing Tandava dance. The entire universe is trembling and earth will be soon shattered into two pieces. Shiva tries to stop the dance of Goddess Devi by lying on her path. To save earth, Shiva forms the bed for Goddess to dance. It is believed that she appeared in this form in a tharavadu and found a place of worship. She blesses devotees in this form.

Pullanthattu Bhagavathy Theyyam is worshipped to overcome health issues, peace, prosperity and desire fulfillment.

It is widely believed that she appeared from the third eye of Shiva. Some believe that she is a manifestation of Goddess Parvati.

Different regions and different communities have different names for this manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti.

Pullanthattu Bhagavathi  theyyam kolam can be witnessed at Alappadamba Mavila Tharavadu Devasthanam Temple on March 9 and March 10.