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vishnu moorthy (theyyam = daivam = God) | വിഷ്ണുമൂര്ത്തി (തെയ്യം - ദൈവം) | by Bobinson K B
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vishnu moorthy (theyyam = daivam = God) | വിഷ്ണുമൂര്ത്തി (തെയ്യം - ദൈവം)

Vishnu moorthy theyyam @ naduvilathu kottam, pilathara, payyannoor, kannur. Kottam is a collection of 2 - 3 temples which is normally called in other parts of kerala.


വിഷ്ണു മൂര്ത്തി തെയ്യം. കണ്ണൂരില് പയ്യന്നൂരിനടുത്തുള്ള പിലാത്തറയിലെ നടുവിലത്ത് കോട്ടത്തില് നിന്നും.


Theyyam (theyyattam) is a ritual dance form popular in northern Kerala. Theyyam is normally performed in temples/Kavu/kOOttam mostly in Kannore and Kasrgode districts in few places in Kozhikode district. The name theyyam is derived from the malayalam name for God (daivam). During the ritual the artist is considered as God and they complain ask for blessings as if they are talking to God.


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Taken on January 10, 2008