GOD OF FIRE

The theyyam is an embodiment of the Kandanar Kelan and how he shows his anger towards the fire for burning him up. The theyyam very prominently has two snakes drawn on his chest that depict the snakes that perished with him in the fire. Kandanar Kelan runs through the fire dressed in his silk and wearing metal anklets, perhaps the only theyyam to do so.

People can only watch the dangerous performance of Kandanar Kelan by holding their breath.

Properties

Rights

Extended Editorial

Camera

NIKON D7500

Year

2023

Location

Kerala, India

Subject

KANDANAR KELAN

Genre

PHOTOGRAPHY

Lens

NIKON 50 MM PRIME 1.8

Artist

VIVEK SADASIVAN

Dimensions

5700x7200

Filetype

JPG

License

Extended Editorial

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