KATHIVANOOR VEERAN

Kathivanoor Veeran Theyyam is the icon of bravery for the people of Malabar! The tales of Kathivanoor Veeran is to this date so vibrant in the folklore of Kolathunadu. The ill-behavior of Mandappan during his young age made his parents grow desperate about their only son and finally Mandappan left his homeland called ‘Mangadu’. He reached ‘Kathivanoor’, where his uncle lived and soon grew into a responsible man. He started doing agricultural works and married a lady called Chemmarathi from ‘Vellarkot’. One day, the village of Kathivanoor was invaded by brigands from ‘Mutharmuti’ a cop from Karnataka State. As a man trained in weapon, Mandappan could not bear it and defended the invaders until they were thrown away from the land. He defeated the cops but during the fight he lost his ring in the battle field. He considered it shameful for a hero like him, and returned to the field in search of his ring. Suddenly the same enemies fell upon him and stabbed him and cut him into many pieces with sword. When Chemmarathi heard the news of the tragic murder of her beloved, she rushed to the battle field. As an embodiment of bravery she also fought with the enemies and defeated them. Finally she collected the fragments of her husband’s body and arranged a funeral pyre and herself leaped in to the pyre and burnt into ashes. The spirit of Mandappan was worshiped in a shrine and later it was well known as Kathivanoor Veeran. The story of Kathivanoor Veeran and Chemmarathi The story of Kathivanoor Veeran is a tragic one. It is also regarded as one of the greatest sacrifice to have been done in love and self-respect.
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