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May 24, 2020 9 tweets 7 min read
The #kadavallur sree #rama kshetra. The most ancient Rama temple of Thrissur with rich inscriptions that dates to pallava period & beyond. Holds many info about ancient times.The sole witness of Kerala's rig veda chanting competition #anvonyam. Long #thread. Will post 1 daily. .#kadavallur was a sanskrit and vedic university as children from prominent vedic schools from the #panniyur faction (Thrissur Brahmaswom madom) and #Thirunavaya representing #Sukapuram used to compete by chanting 10,472 rigvedic mantras in 7 stages as part of #anyonyam (2/n)
Nov 14, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
When Dr Palpu met Swami Vivekananda in Mysore, he described the condition of Kerala. It is true there was caste based descrimination but Vivekananda's travel from Shornur to Kanyakumari also revealed the massive proselytising by missionaries in Kerala. Low caste were forced To convert. The evangelization was such that the pastor's would stand at entrance of temples and coerce people. Is it not safe to assume that Swami Vivekananda witnessed the same and made his comment?
Oct 20, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
Humbled by the power of #Ayyappa .He brought together common Hindu folks across the world in one mantra. This kind of unity has never happened. He made RSS change it's stance. Sangprachalak had to reietrate. He rattled nutcase swamy lawyer. He single handedly exposed (1) All the anti Hindu forces. He forced the crooked athiest CPIM goons to yield to His will. He shamed the SNDP liquor seller by his own son. He killed TRPs of all the propaganda news channels. People living North of the vindhyas came in support in exponential numbers.
Feb 17, 2018 16 tweets 8 min read
#Kerala architects stood out in their mastery over wood sculpting. If you ask, why most of the temples in Kerala are not so architecturally minute in their making, the answer is: wood. Cheras largely worked with wood. This is the koothambalam of #haripad Subramanian temple. Image Because the entire structure was made of wood most of the grand temples succumbed to fire accidents. It was easy for invaders to raze it too. But remnants of it exist only in a handful of temples. See this video. #haripadsubramanian temple.