Theyyam means the Dance of the Divine. The painting displays a visually rich cult with explosive colors in watercolors, Theyyam is an art with dense layers of imagery and symbolism, one in which ancient chants are employed with the ritual use of music, richly colored fabrics and dance to visualize and invoke the deity. Man assumes the form of God and dances, in return, Gods assure prosperity and peace to the society. An ancient ritualistic form of worship native to the north Malabar region of Kerala, the roots of this folk art, which is a blend of dance, music and fervent devotion.
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