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Following that, rituals such as the Sthanam Parayal, Kurikotukkal, Nercha Vangal, and Anugraham Koukkal are performed. Some Theyyams use music to describe the account of creation as well as the exploits of the individual gods. The term ‘Sthanam Parayal’ refers to this rhythmic storytelling. However, some Theyyams discuss the dynasty. This sheds information on the Keralan dynasties. Additionally, Theyyams get offerings (nercha) from the faithful. They offer Kuri as Prasadam . Manjalkkuri, a rice and turmeric powder mixture, is served as Prasadam.
Painting of ‘theyyam’ done by myself Year 2021
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
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