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`Malayatoor` Ramakrishnan – A Memoir

Superb memoir on Malayatoor Ramakrishnan – articulate and eloquently expressed. Continue reading

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Kalpathy Viswanatha Josier – Descendent of Vaidyanatha Josier of Kandramanickam Village

My father Viswanatha Josier belongs to the family of the eminent Vaidyanatha Josier of Kandramanickam Village, who authored books on Astrology including commentaries on the PHALA-DEEPIKA and the PARASARA-HORA. The family was among the first ones to migrate to Palghat … Continue reading

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Flirting with that maverick Hardik Patel

The news about the planned agitation by Tamil Brahmins in Kerala is depressing for many reasons. Kerala has always been most friendly and respectful to this community of Tamil migrants. The bond for this was the proficiency of Most Kerala … Continue reading

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‘Plight of Palghat Iyers’ – M Lakshman Singh of Bharatiar University is Factually Incorrect

I am surprised that Prof. Singh has presented ¬†totally and, factually, incorrect findings on the migration of Palghat Brahmins from Tamilnadu to Kerala. ¬† Let me set the record straight. My family of Astrologers was among the first batches that … Continue reading

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