Vishnumoorthy Theyyam is one of the most popular theyyam. It depicts Lord Mahavishnu.
Performance of the Vishnumoorthi Theyyam is an inevitable constituent in a majority of the Kaliyattams in the Kannur and Kasaragod Districts of Kerala. And its performance includes complicated rites and rituals. The enactment involving the Narasimha Avatar of Lord Vishnu by the Koladhari especially thrills the devotees and the spectators as a result of the body movements involved in it.
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