Kerala , INDIA, South Asia

also called Gods own country, Keralam


Bhagavathikunnu Devi temple

Its situated at elanthoor in pathanamthitta district of Kerala.
Valiya Padayani consists of a performance of Bhairavi Kolam and a procession of various types of Padayani Kolams with the accompaniment of rhythmic Padayani verses, torch lights made of dry coconut palm fronds and traditional percussion (‘thappu'). There are different types of Padayani Kolams, including Ganapati, Pakshi, Yakshi, Anthara Yakshi, Maya Yakshi, Arakki Yakshi, Maadan and Marutha.
The masks are made of tender palm spathes and fronds








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