"Kerala" Essays and Research Papers

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Kottayam, the Land of Letters, Latex, Lakes & Legends

KOTTAYAM is a land of unique characteristics. Bordered by the lofty Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanand on the west, it is the only district in Kerala that neither shares a border with neighboring states nor with Arabian Sea. The city of Kottayam is called "Akshara Nagari" considering it's contribution to print media and literature. It is also called the land of LATEX, LETTERS, LAKES & LEGENDS. Kottayam can claim many firsts to it’s credit LAND OF LETTERS ...

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Why Is Kalaripayattu The Mother Of All Martial Arts

the most established existing martial art, dating back more than 2000 years and said to be the herald of famously known Chinese hand to hand fighting, as the Buddhist monk Bodhidharma took this learning from India to China. Kalaripayattu started in Kerala and its a blend of attack, defence and healing. There is a motivation behind why Kalaripayattu is dealt with as the mother of all mainstream martial arts. The greater part of the martial art of art incorporate attacking and defending but rarely does...

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The God of Small Things- supressed by the very own

traditions is built to supress her. “The God of Small Things” is one work that has been an icon in Indian literature. The novel by Arundhati Roy is a story set on the banks of the river Ayemenem, in Kerala. It is semi-autobiographical and talks about the progress of a Syrian Christian woman in Kerala. The woman “Ammu” being the central character holds the position of a woman who tries to break free from the clutches of an Indian society as well as the boundaries laid by her Syrian Christian community...

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Personal Essay: My Little Girl's Holiday

you Malayalee?" I immediately understood my Tamil is so terrible. I asked him, do you comprehend Malayalam? He shook his head. He figured out how to communicate in Malayalam easily. All sudden we supplanted the tire. I asked him, where are you in Kerala? His face has changed; he didn't state anything for some time. We gave him a few desserts, he adored it and we moreover gave him 100 rupees, yet he denied enduring the money and expressed, please drop me at my home. I said joyfully to him if I don't...

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          Karimpottu Villa                                Perumkada Villa (po),                                                                                   Neyyattinkara,         Trivandrum                                              Kerala.    Declaration       I solemnly declare that the above-furnished information is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.    Place: Trivandrum                                                      TONY.S.M                                      ...

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Sirring Jam Chapter Analysis

well as one's ethnic preferences triggers memories of such food items they favor. Food creates nostalgia in the minds of people when they are either away or when they miss such eating experiences. It is natural for people working outside Kerala long for their bygone days and identify themselves with the traditional dishes like tapioca and fish curry like the "foreign returns" in this novel come " with an hunger for kappa and meen vevichathu that they had not eaten for so long" (p140) Tapioca...

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interesting carvings, which represent human and animal figures and objects of human use and symbols. These carvings speak of a highly civilized people of pre-historic age and inspires the archaeologists and historians to rewrite the history of Wayanad and Kerala as a whole. | | Kuruva Island: The Kuruva island, 950 acres of ever green forest on the tributaries of east flowing river Kabani, is an ideal picnic spot, far away from the disturbances of city life. The island is uninhabited. Rare species of birds...

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Termeric, and Madras. Curcumla Longa, also referred to as “Indian Saffron”, is grown in a region of India, Tamil Nadu. It is bright yellow in color. Alleppey Termeric, also referred to as the “Alleppey Finger”, comes from a region of India called Kerala. It has a high color content and a deep flavor. Madras is named for the city of Madras, which is now known as Chennai in South East Asia. Its color is yellow/orange. Centuries ago, Turmeric was offered to the gods when assigning a young sacred prostitute...

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Thalassery in India: Overview

is a city on the Malabar Coast of Kerala, India. This is the second largest city of North Malabar in terms of population. The name Tellicherry is the anglicized form of Thalassery. Thalassery municipality has a population just less than 100,000. Established in 1866, it is the second oldest municipality in the state. Possessing an area of 23.98 km2, Thalassery is a town strategically located on the western coast of Kannur district on the Malabar Coast of Kerala. It is 22 km from the district headquarters...

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Periyar Pollution

REPORT PERIYAR RIVER The periyar river is the longest river in the state of kerala in india.The length of periyar is 300 km.It is also known as “The life line of kerala”.The sources of the periyar is in the sivagiri hills of Western ghats range in Tamil Nadu.Annual flow of river is 11607 cubic meters. During its journey to the Arabian Sea at Cochin river is enriched with water of minor tributaries like Muthayar, Perunthuraiar, Chinnar, Cheruthony, Kattappanayar and Edamalayar at different...

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