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Theyyam God Thottam of Vishnumoorthi Live Action- Kerela

Live footage of a Theyyamm ceromony in Malabar 2015 which I had the honour of filming. Even when the God stared me down! More about him below: Vishnumoorthi is a ubiquitous theyyam, with the Narasimhavatharam as its essence. It is a theyyam of the Malayar people, and is performed in the daytime. A Vellattam is conducted the night prior to the actual theyyam, where the thottam paattu is sung describing the origins and history of the theyyam

Posted by TheJohnsons 22:37 Archived in India Tagged art food culture temple religion traditional travel india performance indian dance gods happy south country red festival own fire religious asia kerala tourism ritual god costume hinduism design folk mask dancers pattern symbol graphic celebration background makeup malabar vector kannur illustration theyyam onam chendamelam chakyar koothu oppana chenda seethankan thullal

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