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Patri priests at the Nemostava

The video shows the patri priests or the spirit impersonator, who invokes the Bhuta during the ritual festival of Nemotsava. Also known as Bhuta Kola, Nemotsava is an annual festival of ritual dance similar to that of Theyyam, held at temples worshipped by Tulu speaking people of Tulu Nadu.

Featured here is the Nemotsava festival of Garodi Sri Brahma Baidarkala Temple at Kasaragod in Kerala, India.