KUTTAMBALAM AND ITS ORIGIN
It goes that one
Sankunni Varrier holding the office of Diwan, desiring to renovate the
dilapidated ancient building, appointed Vellanazhi Nambudri, known for his
mastery over Vastu Sastra. Besides being a master builder, he was an adorer of
He adopted a novel method of building-going to the old one and
lying on his
upper cloth for an hour, lost in meditation of God. Coming out, he used to order
the workers to destroy the old and build new one according to his direction.
"Without proper sketch, how to proceed?" Used to be the question by
the workers. He invariably answered, "It was done already". By whom?
None could question him. Yet the bewildered carried out his behests, without