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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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The Brahmins of Palakkad – The Palakkad Iyers

Brahmins in Palghat migrated at different times during the 14th to the 18th century, to Kerala.   They came in vis the Palghat Gap (Walayar to Pollachi) on the western Ghats or via the Shencottah Pass near Quilon.   Some did climb … Continue reading

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