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The Kovils Of Kerala
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Tiruvananthapuram Bhagawathi Of Chengannur
Aranmula Parthasarathi Ambalapuzha Krishna
Sabarimalai Lord Siva Of Ettamanur
Annadana Prabhu Of Vaikom Mother Raja Rajeswari Of Chottanikara
Mother Kali Of Kodungallur Kutalamanikyam
Sri Rama's Temple - Triprayar Sri Vadakkunathan Of Trichar
Gurupavanapura The Kozhikode Tali
Tiruvil Wamala Lord Raja Rajeswara Of Taliparamba
Lord Krishna Of Trichambram Tiruvangad Perumal Temple
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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THE KOZHIKODE TALI - THE SEAT OF PATTANAM

 

Like woman and money, they thrive but with support, and flourish only with protective patronage. Normally under the shade of royalty and aristocracy they bloom and become immortal by blowing off the gloom enveloping life with their works.  The Kozhikode Tali - the seat of Lord Siva has had the proud privilege of extending such patronage to the intellectual luminaries, who produced masterpieces for the world to profit by. The enlightened Zamorins shone as Zamorins of letters than the Zamorins of petty kingdoms enjoying transitory sway over some square miles of land.

Their patronage is second to none. The highly cultured Lords left behind a glittering chapter in the annals of Kerala history which immortality hugging it fondly gave them fresh lease of life from time to time. This activity was carried on in the august presence of Lord Siva, who seeing unseen sealed it with approval. Regular literary banquets - Vidwatsabhas were held giving opportunities to the men of letters to demonstrate the peaks scaled by them in the fields of poetry, theology, drama etc. The Zamorins, like Janakamaharshi of Mithila, the Bhoja of Kalidasa days, the Pandyan Kings of Sangam period or Vijayanagara kings of Bhuvanavijayam times presided over the Kavyagoshtis, Avadhnakridas etc, to honouring' the learned celebrities by conferring titles and endowing them with properties. Yearly once, for a week this intellectual feast was conducted during Tulam and it went by the dignified name of Revati pattattanam.

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About The Kozhikode Tali - The Seat Of Pattanam
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Festivals
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Kumaranallur...Pg.3
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