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Mannan Purath Kavu, Nileshwaram

Kavu is the traditional name given for sacred groves across the Malabar Coast in Kerala, South India.[1] Kavus are notable for Theyyam, the centuries-old ritual dance.


  1. ^ M. Jayarajan, Sacred Groves of North Malabar, Kerala Research Programme on Local Level Development, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram (ISBN 81-87621-95-8)

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