Images from Kerala, India by Seby Thokkadam
Theyyam: A low caste Hindu dancer assumes the personality of a Hindu god during a 2000 year old ritual dance called Theyyam. In this role he bestows blessings upon a village near Kannur and upbraids the upper caste Brahmins for the poor upkeep of the temple - a great irony in Kerala's rigid caste structure.

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