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KOZHIKODE TALI - THE SEAT OF PATTANAM
ceremony was taking place in the spacious agrasala - dining hall.
The members who were enrolled previously used to sit in the pazhya
Sabha and the successful aspirants in the pudhia sabha. The
President of the assembly used to conduct those deemed fit for the
honours to the presence of Zamorin sitting in the agrasala to giving
awards. After honouring them the Zamorin and his family members
circumbulate the Vidwatsabha and receive blessings from the members
individually by placing hands on the head of Zamorins.
was an exhilarating experience to the learned and memorable thrill
for the Zamorins. The Zamorins were personally supervising every
aspect of Puttattanam. It honoured several hundreds and produced
hundreds of best tretises which the 'future will not willingly let
them die’. It was indeed a dazzling diamond in the crown of
Zamorins for, it had many other features that set it apart from the
counterparts exited then. It was the first of its kind and shone
like the polestar. For four centuries it flourished and spread its
fragrance throughout the world.