it was an annual feature held in a separate spacious hall under the
aegis of a renowned scholar. During then the learned Brahmins bless
the Zamorin and his family members on receiving honours, titles etc.
This according to astrologers would tantamount to expiation of mss
brahmahatya. The tradition continued for long and was deemed the
best of such similar ones, the temples and rulers introduced and
conducted regularly in those days.
seven-day feast of learning raised the status of Zamorins among the
rulers of Kerala. The installation of Porkhal Bhagawati at
Tiruvalayanad added another feather and raised their status as
enlightened rulers. At Tirunavayi, the Mamamkam celebrated once in
every twelve years displayed their imperial pomp and awe-inspiring
achievements they had to their credit.