CAVE TEMPLE AT BHRANTHAN PARA .A HISTORICAL MONUMENT OF VALLUVANAD.
Cave Temple at Bhranthan Para.I was barely in one digit when I first heard about Naranathu branthan perhaps from the primary school in the local area of Nayyur. Parmeshwaran master used to unbundle his stories introducing heroes from folktales colouring and exaggerating whenever necessary when the afternoon sessions seemed heavy and on the verge of … Continue reading
KAITHALI TEMPLE , Pattambi .A.S.I. SITE IN PALAKKAD District.
There remains a myth still woven around the construction of Kaithali temple. The myth holds that Pattambi kaithali temple was built by globins or Bhooothathans.The sanctum sanctorium ( Sreekovil) of the temple is a monolithic structure.It’s really an unfinished construction. The legend runs like this. Kattilmadam was the roof of kaithali temple … Continue reading
”I found myself in what appeared to be a large tunnel with a small white light at the other end. I was moving towards this light. I was surrounded by a feeling of absolute peace and what I can only describe as cool revelation. It felt wonderful to be there. “. It is so … Continue reading
EDAKAL ROCK ENGRAVINGS
Art as a mark of divinity distinguishes human beings from the rest of the animal community.It is a non verbal language with non conscious meaning but a medium that communicates with people of all the ages. Thus prehistoric art throws light into prehistoric life. Cave art is divided into three phases the first phase comprising … Continue reading
Ambukuthy mala or Edakal Mala is one of the principal hills of Wynad that lies beside the ancient trade route connecting ports of Kerala and high mountains of Mysore. The route was constantly used during different periods of history.The Edakal caves on the Ambukuthy hills, near Ambalavayal, are famous for their Neolithic rock engravings … Continue reading
HAPPY VISHU !happy new year ! Aprospeous year ahead !
”March winds, April showers and brings forth may flowers!!!” HAPPY VISHU ! ”May the sun bring you new energy in the new year by day, May the moon softly recharge you by night.”HAPPY VISHU! ”May the rain wash away your worries May the breeze blow your strength into being…”HAPPY VISHU! ”So darkness shall be light … Continue reading
Thira Poothan folk art of Valluvanad.
THIRA FOLK PERFORMANCE IN VALLUVANAD. It is believed that various forms of arts worshipping goddess Bhadrakaali prevailed much before the origin of temples. Once the worship of gods and goddesses started at the temples, various types of arts used to be performed to please goddess Bhadrakaali at Bhadrakaali temples. By and large, many of them were … Continue reading
Kavalappara palace ,Kavalappara swaroopam
Kavalappara swaroopam was the confederation of 96 Desams that lies in between Kaniyampuram thodu eastern side and Ongallur thodu in the west.it stretches around Mundakkottukurissi towards the north and Bharathappuzha flows as the southern boarder.the southern boarder stretching area s of the eight-acre of the Kavalappara .Kavalappara swaroopam was a unique state that was in … Continue reading
Karinkali , a folk performance of Paraya community
VIDEO CLICK HERE TO WATCH karinkali in action The summer as it comes bursting up of born fires in Asokam, wild yellow puffing of shower golden trees,booms from the large drums shakes the Thiras,,sounds from the majestic trumpet rent the air andColourfully attired electrifying karnkalis of course, they are black of the black! pulsate the … Continue reading
PAMBAN PALAM or Indira Gandhi bridge
Pamban bridge There were certain things in our childhood days that evoked a mysterious curiosity upon us.It could be the warbling of an unknown bird,the bulging eyes of a frog ,the paintings of strange expressions or strange landscapes that we came across.But here its not the item that listed above evoked curiosity but a … Continue reading