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Aquila Eagles and Ospreys in Lake Vembanad 2017: A Photo Essay

// December 5th, 2017 // No Comments » // Culture and Ecology, Eco Watch

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Panayannar Kavu: The Sacred Grove by the Pampa near Parumala and Niranam

// October 30th, 2017 // No Comments » // Cultural Politics, Culture and Ecology

Panayan means the serpent king and Panachi means the serpent queen. Panachikad for example, near Kottayam is the forest of the serpent queen. Panachikal Kavu is within the Vaikom shrine.  Panayannar Kavu literally means the sacred grove of the serpent king the Panayan or Panayannar as he is addressed with reverence.  This grove is on […]

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