Theyyam: The Indian Trance where Men become Gods

Location : Kannur , North Kerala

Theyyam is a brilliant ritualistic dance form mostly conducted at homes or temples mostly in Northern Kerala. It is deeply rooted in folklore and mythology. Theyyam is an intense performance where artists embody divine or ancestral spirits through colourful costumes, stunning makeup and physically power packed rituals. This art form combines dance, music and a variety of devotional ritual demonstrations.
Besides, spectators get an opportunity to receive blessings for many aspects of their life.

Note: Please see attached video for a visual treat of Theyyam.