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Private Tour: Experience Theyyam Ritual from Kannur
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Theyyam is a form of worship where man dons the guise of God and propitiates the Gods through possessed dancing; Theyyam is also known by the name Kaliyaattom. The performance of Theyyam is supposed to make life prosperous and remove all hazards. Theyyam is perhaps the most significant ritualistic art form of Kerala - God's Own Country.
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Kannur, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Theyyam is a folklore art popular in northern Kerala (Malabar area).KANNUR is famous for Theyyam.Theyyam basically a folk art.

Thank RAJATH220
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was a deeply spiritual and moving experience so please come to it in silence and faith, even if you don't know, as we didn't, what it was really going to be like! And for that it is ESSENTIAL that you go to a genuine...More

2  Thank Walkaboutin
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Theyyam is the ritualistic enactment of the various mythological characters and is a integral part of thousand year old customs of the people of North Kerala. The teyyam is performed in a dance form in front of the local shrine and Kavus. Local hindu family...More

1  Thank Sanal N
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

You will be surprised by the rituals of Theyyam. Selected humans dress up and perform rituals of spirits and mythical characters from Hindu mythology. The make up is very intricate and beautiful. The attire, make up and dance of Theyyam is a beholding sight. Everything...More

1  Thank 126pushkarp
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It was one of those long cherished dream fulfillment for me, when the plan was made final. Yes, watching one of these art performance with my naked eyes was something I have been waiting for quite long. About the history of Theyyam (Teyyam, Theyyattam )...More

3  Thank FuriousJo
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

One of the most colorful and stunning form of art seen at north Kerala. This was once festival of harvest whereby the blessings of the forefathers, heroes and the incarnations of Gods are invoked by inviting and capturing them to life by trained theyyam artists...More

Thank leopaw
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Theyyam is one of the most outstanding folks arts of Kerala and its origin in the northern parts of the state. There are approximately 400 type's of theyyams performing in temples and Kavus of malabar area.

1  Thank Rajeshpayyavoor
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This is one of the most incredible spectacles you are likely to witness. The Kannur Beach House arranged the trip for us. It involved a 45 minute auto-rickshaw ride in the early hours of the morning. This is not laid on for tourists, it is...More

1  Thank george22
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Theyya is a very nice temple dance and thee chamundi is excellent to see and it will give good bileves in God

Thank Vipin C
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Enormous decorated headdresses with voluminous skirts and carefully painted faces. Only men dance. Yearly temple religious ritual....nothing else like it. People receive blessings from the theyyam dancers. Very stunning experience.

Thank randbpaul
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15 September 2016|
Response from vengara | Property representative |
kindly visit travelkannur theyyam calendar have all theyyam dates of 2017 ...
23 January 2015|
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Response from Amrutha D | Reviewed this property |
parassinikadavu has it aroun 6 am or 6.30 am.. but during sabarimala season i guess its not there.. not sure though