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Theyyam Performance, Kannur District, Kerala India. .It is believed that while performing, the artist is possessed by a divine spirit and becomes a God - or Theyyam in the local language. In Hinduism there are literally millions of Gods, both good and evil and The four hundred existing variations of Theyyam performances are dedicated to just some of them.
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Theyyam - Gods on Earth
Theyyam Performance, Kannur District, Kerala India. .It is believed that while performing, the artist is possessed by a divine spirit and becomes a God - or Theyyam in the local language. In Hinduism there are literally millions of Gods, both good and evil and The four hundred existing variations of Theyyam performances are dedicated to just some of them.