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Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam

Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam is one of the Theyyam festivals held in the state of Kerala. Theyyams that occur during Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam are ritual dances performed by men in northern Kerala. This is a well-recognized form of Theyyam festivals which is held around the time of New Year Eve. The theyyams at Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam which should ritualistically be held from December to January are really grand. It is considered to be a real visual treat for the tourists who flock at the spots during the festive season.

Kanathoor Nalvar Festival Celebration

This festival happens to be the worship of the deity; on the other hand, the dancer is also the deity.Theyyam celebrates primarily the Mother Goddess. Animals, serpents and trees also figure in worship as promising entities. Theyyam festival at Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam highlights the worship of deity and that with her associates.

There are different forms of Theyyam, each invariably representing superhuman powers that include heroic characters and ancestral spirits. A variety of Theyyams are presented in Kanathoor. From Elayor Theyyam,Chamunda Theyyam, Panchoorla Theyyam, Muthor Theyyam. Theyyam is one of the most beautiful dance forms of Kerala. One of the fascinating rituals practiced for ages it is also called Thirayattom which is observed in Kavus or village temples.There are around 400 Theyyams in northern Kerala.

Kanathoor is the other name for Kannur.The Theyyam festival at Kannur is known as Theyyams at -/anathoor. During the Theyyams the singer portrays the thought provoking images through his dance steps and loud voice. The Theyyams later evolved into the Krishnattom and Kathakali.

This festival is one of the most interesting attractions in Kerala. The spectators who are thoroughly enjoy Theyyams at Kanathoor and they get acquainted with different art forms of Kerala.This festival is one of the most interesting attractions in Kerala.The spectators who are thoroughly enjoy Theyyams at Kanathoor and they get acquainted with different art forms of Kerala.

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