My visit to North Kerala and Muthappan Play

I visited my family friend in Kannur and got an opportunity to see Muthappan play. I had great time and here is the post on Muthappan and few pics I clicked.

To the folks who doesn’t know Muthappan – Sree Muthappan is a folk Hindu deity commonly worshiped in the North Malabar region of Kerala and Coorg region of Karnataka, India. Muthappan is considered to be manifestation of lord Shiva.

Worship of Muthappan is unique in that it does not follow the Satvic Brahminical form of worship, as in other Hindu temples of Kerala. The main mode of worship is via a ritual enactment of Muthappan, performed daily at the Parassinikadavu temple. Fish and toddy is used as an offering to Muthappan, and people of all castes, religions and nationalities are permitted to enter the temple and take part in the worship.

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