by Koṭṭārattil Śaṅkuṇṇi; Śr̲īkumāri Rāmacandran. Print book. English. Lore & legends of Kerala: selections from Kottarathil Sankunni’s Aithihyamala. English version of Aithihyamala, the great legends of Kerala. It’s originally compiled by Kottarathil Sankunni in Malayalam. Translation by Sreekumari. Aithihyamala or Ithihyamala (Malayalam: ഐതിഹ്യമാല) (Garland of Legends) is a collection of century-old stories from Kerala that cover a vast spectrum of.

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Legends are historical chronicles, not necessarily authenticated, of local heroes, antiheroes and their heroic deeds. Georges Remi’s Tintin and Goscinny and Uderzo’s group of indomitable Gauls led by Asterix, Obelix and Getafix the Druid, hit the readers’ imagination in such a way as to give a whole new meaning to comics.

The story of 12 children is popularly known as Parayi petta panthirukulam. Vayaskarakkudumbavum aviduththaey Shaasthaavum 7. DC Books’ catalog primarily includes books in Malayalam literature, and also children’s literature, poetry, reference, biography, self-help, yoga, management titles, and foreign translations. Perumpulaavil Kaelu Menon 8. Well versed in Sanskrit and Malayalam, many of them were ayurvedic physicians, astrologers and magic- practitioners.


According to the well-known folklorist, A. The ultimate challenge is not about making folklore accessible but it is about making ‘folklore in context 1 accessible to audiences. The telling of a tale warrants a situation. Hijas Hameed rated it it was ok Oct 20, Valiya Parisha Shankaranaaraayana Chaakyaar Binjil rated it it was ok Jun 24, Return to Book Page.

The Garland of Legends It is a string of stories, as varied, mysterious, dark and playful as the monsoons of Kerala from where its author, Kottarathil Sankunny hails. Avanaamanakkal Gopalan Book V 1.


Such a book is Aithihyamata: They reveal politics of kinship and inter-community relationships in a particular region. Shankara Kurup Irayimman Thampi K. Want to Read saving…. But that would a criticism of the content and not the medium. Kochchi Shakthanthampuraan Thirumanassukondu 8.

Kunchamanpottiyum Mattappally Namboothirippaadum Sankunny was born in in Kottayam, southern Kerala. He was not aware perhaps of the literary, sociological, and psychological implications, and pauses often in the course of narration to announce a moral with a pertinent remark or adorn a tale with an ethical comment. Rajasekharan Sanjayan Sukumar Azhikode V. Responsibility translated from Malayalam by T.


Aaranmula Devanum Mangaattu Bhattathiriyum 7.

He has contributed extensively to several children’s publications in India and abroad. The heroic values embedded in the legends are often communicated through various folk forms, and over a long passage of time legends blur into myths.

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Which story you liked the most in Aithihyamala? Aithihyamala is all about Kerala’s “storied” past. Meet the patriotic Diwan of Calicut, the yakshi of Kayamkulam, and the Namboodiri who shocked his community with strange rituals, k Explore the legend of Arakkal and Chirakkal and meet the most lovable elephant in the world!

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