Aitihyamala_Malayalam_Parts_1_to_8. A collection of legends of medieval Kerala by Kottarathil Sankunni. This work contains stories on. ഐതിഹ്യമാല (Aithihyamala) (Malayalam Edition). $ Kindle Edition. Books by Kottarathil Sankunni. Showing 1 Result Books: Advanced Search. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Kottarathil Sankunni is a well known author of Malayalam literature, was born on 23 March, in Kottayam, Travancore.

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Kottarathil Sankunni real name: Vasudevan was a well-known author of Malayalam literature, born on 23 March in KottayamTravancore. He made significant sanknni in both poetry and prose. He started compiling the legends of Kerala in and completed the work in eight volumes over a quarter of a century.

The works on the legends were collected and published by Sankunni in the famous Malayalam literary magazine of the nineteenth century, the Bhashaposhini.

Later, they were collected in eight parts and published by the Reddiar Press in Quilon, sometime in the early twentieth century. India’s first writers’ cooperative, the National Bookstall started publishing these articles as collections on behalf of the ‘Kottarathil Sankunni Memorial Committee’ in and later this was taken up by another publisher, D.

Booksin Such is their popularity that, from till almostcopies of these stories were distributed. His contributions in both prose and poetry, including Kathakali literature and Thullalearned him a place in Malayalam literature.

Vasudevan was a well-known author of Malayalam literature, born on 23 March in Kottayam, Travancore. Such is their popularity that, from till almostUnni is used as a first name in Kerala, India. In the Malayalam language, it is also used as an adjective meaning an infant boy. Kpttarathil is a common belief that Unnis are sub-divided into Pushpakanunnis, Theeyattunnis and Pattarunnis. In fact these are entirely different communities in sankubni common class of Kerala Brahmins and there were no inter caste marriages among these communities anciently.

Padmanabhan Unni was a Pushpakanunni. According to folklore, sage Parashurama has installed the idol of Lord Shiva and devi idol installed by sage Durvasa and Narada in the Treta Yuga.

The temple is a part of the famous Shiva temples in Kerala. The temple comprises a plot of land about four a Aithihyamala or Ithihyamala Malayalam: It is a collection of legends numbering over a hundred, about magicians and yakshis, feudal rulers and conceited poets, kalari experts, practitioners of ayurveda and courtiers; elephants and their mahouts, tantric experts.

They were published in the Malayalam literary magazine, the Bhashaposhini, and were collected in eight volumes and published in the early 20th century. It includes popular tales such as about the twelve children of Vararuchi and Parayi a woman of Paraiyar casteKayamkulam Kochunni, Kadamattathu Kathanar among many others. The story of 12 children is popularly known as Parayi petta panthirukulam.

Index of Eight Parts[2] Book I Parayi Petta Panthirukulam, is a Malayalam language phrase which translates as “twelve kulams born of a Pariah Woman”.

This phrase is well recognized as the title of an koottarathil legend of ancient Kerala, a southern state in India. The ‘Kulams’ refer to vocation based hierarchical ethnic groups. Vayillakunnilappan is still revered as a deity in Vaayillakkunillappan temple in the Palghat district of Kerala. They all grew up to be the best in their respective fields, well respected and even the kings from far away lands sought their counsel.

Their lives’ many stories provide great insight and often provide interesting perspectives into lives based on wholesome values. The key learning from this legend is that all Kulams of ancient Kerala have common ancestry and that regardless of your birth, life’s skills and value systems are jottarathil through one’s upbringing.


Here are the name Kadamattom Church Ernakulam Dt. Malayalam Year 40 Kadamattathu Kathanar a Malankara Syrian Church priest of Kadamattom church also known as Kadamattathachan Father Kadamattom is a priest Kathanar who is believed to have possessed supernatural powers and whose legends are closely related to the beginning of the Kadamattom Church, one of the oldest church buildings that still exists in Kerala the land sankknni Saint Thomas Christians.

The history of this church was not written down, but lives through legends. The stories about Kadamattathu Kathanar embody the exaggerated experience of the people in that area giving expression through magic and sorcery.

The zankunni relating to him tells that he had supernatural powers and being a Christian priest used his magic for the common good. Pushpaka Brahmin is a generic term that refer to a group of various Hindu Brahmin castes of Kerala in the Ambalavasi community. Later some other communities like Theeyatt Unnis, Kurukkal, Puppallis etc. It is based on the life of Kayamkulam Kochunni, a famed highwayman who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor during the British Raj in the early 19th century Central Travancore.

The film stars Nivin Pauly in the title role; Mohanlal makes an extended cameo appearance as highwayman Ithikkara Pakki. Principal photography commenced on 30 September in Udupi, Karnataka and was completed on 1 June The film was released kottaratnil 11 October Plot The story is about a highway man, Kayamkulam Kochunni who helped poor and low caste men by stealing from the rich.

Sakunni Kochunni born was a famed brigand from Kayamkulam, who lived during the early 19th century. He was active in the Central Travancore area in British India. He is said to have stolen from the rich and given to the poor.

He spent his childhood and younger ages in Evoor. After his father’s death, the family fell to poverty and Kochunni was employed in a grocery store. Later he began stealing and became an outlaw. He was known for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. Kochunni was once caught by the officials after his lover betrayed him, he escaped and killed her along with her assistant. Following that he went into hiding, during which he stole the Piravom is famous for historic Hindu temples and Syrian Christian churches.

Piravom is located at the boundary between two districts, Ernakulam and Kottayam. Piravom Valiya Pally which is one of the most ancient churches in Kerala stands on a hilltop on the eastern bank of the Muvattupuzha river at Piravom. Piravom has a river-front, verdant hills, and paddy fields. The town is situated on the banks of the Muvattupuzha wankunni. The panchayat had been a municipality for a brief period of about two years before it The village is located along the banks of Bharathapuzha and is famed for its Shiva temple and Trithala Juma Masjid.

History Kotharathil legend of ‘Parayi petta panthirukulam’ is centred on Trithala. According to this story, a Brahmin named Vararuchi, married a lower caste woman without knowing her true identity? After the marriage, they set out on a long journey.

During the course of the journey, the woman became pregnant several times, and every time she delivered a baby, the husband asked her to leave it there itself. Each of the babies was taken up by people of different castes totally 12thus they grew kottarathul in that caste, making the legendary ‘Panthirukulam’. They all became famous in their lives and many tales are attributed to them.


The eldest was Agnihothri, a Brahmin, whose place is Mezhathur in Trithala. The others are Pakkanar basket weaverPerumthachan Master carpent Her popularity in Kerala is based chiefly on her short stories and autobiography, while her oeuvre in English, written under the name Kamala Das, is noted kotarathil the poems and explicit autobiography.

She was also a widely read columnist and wrote on diverse topics including women’s issues, child care, kottararhil among others. She was born in a conservative Hindu Nair Nalapat family having royal ancestry, Mottarathil converted to Islam on December 11,at the age of 65 and assumed the name Kamala Surayya. Her open and honest treatment of female sexuality, free kotarathil any sense of guilt, infused her writing with power and she got hope after freedom, but also marked her as an iconoclast in her generation.

This is considered to be the most important of the 70 known commentaries on this text. Vararuci also transliterated as Vararuchi Devanagari: However Perumthachan is an important figure in the folklore of Kerala and many a wondrous structure and architecture that still stand are attributed to him.

Birth and related legends Many legends of Perumthachan are seen in Aithihyamala, the compilation of legends and folklore of Kerala written by Kottarathil Sankunni. Given that Perumthachan was a Vishwakarma his parents must also have sxnkunni Vishwakarma Brahmins Carpenters called as Vi The system thus established is extremely detailed as to shiksha phonology, including accent and vyakarana grammar and morphology.

Syntax is ktotarathil touched, because syntax is not important in this highly inflexional kottatathil, but nirukta etymology is discussed, and these etymologies naturally lead to semantic explanations. It is a major commercial centre as well as a prominent residential region. Edappally junction is one of the busiest junctions in the city. History Edapally in English literally translates as Eda, short for edaykku Malayalam term for “in between” and Pallykollunna Sthalam Malayalam term for “the place or palace where Kings Rajas used to take rest.

The name is connected with Edappally Palace and Edappally rajas. Economy Edapally is said to be one of the fastest growing areas in the city of Kochi. Edappally was the seat of the Edapally Rajas, the rulers of the area. Edappally was a Panchayath before getting included in Cochin Corporation.

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The Cochin corportion limits start from the traffic signal Lulu Mall signal towards Ernakulam and Palarivattom. The area that covers Edapally toll and Lulu Mall are in Kalamassery List of Malayalam-language authors lists writers in Malayalam who already have Wikipedia pages. References for the information appear on the linked Wikipedia pages. The list is incomplete — please help to expand it by adding Wikipedia page-owning writers who have written extensively in any genre or field, including science and scholarship.

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