Glossary of Terms

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Vela : Festival with folk rituals
Valiya Kanikka : Offerings to the Lord.
Velichappadu : Oracle representing the deity; usually do performances in trance with a ceremonial dress carrying weapons.
Vellattam/Vellattu : The preliminary performance of characters in Theyyam/ Thira. The costumes and make up are not elaborated. Some tantric rituals are also conducted by the performer.
Vadya : Percussion