theyyam

When Shiva appears, Chandala disappears

The whole body of the given myth is infused with such questions that are not responded to by the Chovvar.

published on : 17th May 2022

When Ali Mappila Becomes Ali Chamundi

Though religious rift and antagonism was hardly felt in the normal life of this region in the past or present, the tradition of theyyam seems to maintain subtle expressions of communal unrest.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Religious harmony: The Muslim in theyyam reassessed

Given myth & its performance in this sense may not be reflection of a historical reality but reflects historical moment that was probably running into a rough weather of communal conflict experienced

published on : 19th March 2022

Help pours in for Kerala Muslim woman as her meet with Muthappan Theyyam goes viral

M T Ramlath, clutching a Rs 20 note in her sweaty hand, was hesitantly standing in a crowd of devotees before the Muthappan Theyyam.

published on : 24th February 2022

The Dancing Gods and Goddesses of Malabar

While travelling through the north Malabar region, one would come across huge hoarding boards announcing various Theyyam festivals, locally called as Kaliyattam.

published on : 10th November 2021

Devotees euphoric as Theyyams make a comeback in northern Malabar

The pandemic had shattered the lives of several hundred Theyyam artists across northern Malabar and left Theyyam fans disappointed.

published on : 28th October 2021