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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Approximately 13th century in the English calender 2. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries.

The medium defies the logical style of narration and provides scope for broadened horizons and unlimited perceptions. Folk tales are about everyday life. Its values are those of devotion and worship, its clock the sound of the temple conch, its calendar not so much of days and dates as of the rising and setting of stars and the aithihhyamala and waning of the moon and the festivals of temples.

Mangalappilly Moothathum Punnayil Panikkarum Jobin Mercy rated it it was ok Oct 30, Beena rated it it was ok May 12, And folklore is the language of the psyche at some of its deeper levels and more creative moments. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

India’s first writers’ cooperative, the National Bookstall started publishing these articles as collections on behalf of the ‘Kottarathil Sankunni Memorial Committee’ in and later this was taken up by another publisher, D. Even as this land continues to sustain its reputation, little is known about its social and cultural ethos.


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Which story you liked the most in Aithihyamala? Sankunny was not a folklorist in the strict sense of the term. Jain and Buddhist myths also have a pan Indian character with regional variations in architecture, sculpture, ritual and life cycle ceremonies. It is a collection of legends numbering over a hundred, about magicians and yakshisfeudal rulers and conceited poets, kalari experts, practitioners of ayurveda and courtiers; elephants and their engglish, tantric experts.

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Kochchi Shakthanthampuraan Thirumanassukondu 8. We all have mentally mimicked the world of these characters, which though unreal, provided an insight into the real world. Kunchan Nambiar describes Duryodhana’s wrath towards his servants. Could we have made sense of the world in this manner without folk tales? Sooraj rated it it was ok Dec 15, Indian legends normally contain detailed descriptions of xithihyamala geography, infusing places with historical meaning.


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She is passionate about folklore and keeps recording her experiences with Dicti, her friend the dictaphone. They reveal politics of kinship and inter-community relationships in a particular region.

Refresh and try again. Some of the tales are historical fike that of Arakkal Bibi, and some have their place in the borderland between fact and fiction, the comic and the serious. Nihal rated it it was ok Aug 29, Look 5, Oh my Goddess! Konniyil Kochchayappan Book IV 1. This background explains why Kottarathil Sankunny’s Garland of Legends is all about temples and their deities. Shabarimala Shaasthaavum Panthalaththu Raajaavum 6. Art Speigelman’s legendary holocaust creation, Maus, shook the world and won the Pulitzer Prize.

It is important aithihyama,a understand the general functions of myths, legends and folk tales in our society so that we appreciate their particular contexts. Kaayamkulaththu Raajavintaey shreechakram 8. Aithihyamala is all about Kerala’s “storied” past. Thalakkulaththoor Bhattathiriyum Pazhur padippurayum 8. And that is this series intends to do. He did a lifetime of work on the American way of life.