In which river did Naranathu Bhranthan lived?
Heritage park that celebrates legends of Naranathu Bhranthan lies dead in water. The Thiruvegappura Thootha Puzhayoram Heritage Park now lies ruined after water from the overflowing Thootha river entered the premises and left a trail of destruction.
What is the name of Naranathu Branthan?
Poet V Madhusoodanan Nair seems to have had a cosmic bond with Narayanan, better known as Naranathu Bhranthan. His mother Gowrikutty Amma, like the pariah woman in the ‘parayi petta panthirukulam’ legend, had given birth twelve times.
Who is the father of Naranathu Branthan?
Naranathu Branthan was born the son of Vararuchi, one of the nine gems of the court of Vikramaditya. As the legend goes, he was brought up in the Naranathu Mangalathu Mana, situated near Chethallur in Palakkad. He came to Rayiranellur, which became his abode.
How many rivers are there in Palakkad?
The whole area is said to have been once covered by pala trees. Palakkad, the largest producer of rice is known as the granary of Kerala. As many as eight rivers originate from the Palakkad hills. Among the rivers include Bharathapuzha, the longest river in the state.
Who is Uppukottan?
Uppukottan (Muslim trader) Paananaar (folk musician) Perumthachan (Engineer, Architect) Vayillakkunnilappan, (Hill Lord without mouth) the 12th child was born without a mouth.
Who is wife of Vararuchi?
Parayi Petta Panthirukulam, is a popular folktale in Kerala. According to this folktale, Vararuchi, one of the nine wise men of Emperor Vikramaditya’s (57 BCE- 78 AD) court married Panchami, a girl belonging to Paraya, a lower caste. The couple set out a long pilgrimage. On the way, they were blessed with 12 children.
Who are the 12 sons of Vararuchi?
The 12 were: Agnihotri, a Brahmin; Pakkanar, a Paraya, Rajakan, Uppukoottan, Vallon, Vayillakunnilappan, Vaduthala Nair, Karakkal Mathavu, Pananar, Naranathu Branthan, Akavoor Chathan and Perumthachan.
Was Naranathu Branthan real?
He was considered to be a divine person, a Mukhta who pretended to be mad. His chief activity consisted of rolling a big stone up a hill and then letting it fall back down. There is a large statue of Naranath in Pattambi, Palakkad district of Kerala where he is believed to have lived.
Why is Palakkad important?
Palakkad is also known as the rice bowl of Kerala. The 18th-century Palakkad Fort has sturdy battlements, a moat, and a Hanuman temple on its grounds. North on the Kalpathy River, the 15th-century Viswanatha Swamy Temple is the main venue of the Ratholsavam chariot festival.
Is Palakkad north or south Kerala?
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Who is Vararuchi wife?
Who is Vararuchi in Malayalam?
Vararuci is the father figure in a legend in Kerala popularly referred to as the legend of the twelve clans born of a pariah woman (Parayi petta panthirukulam).