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Uliyanur Perum Tachan: The Master Architect of Kerala

// October 13th, 2014 // 1 Comment » // Cultural Politics

Uliyanur or the village of Uliyan is a riverine island like formation within the two distributaries of river Periyar, west of Aluva in Ernakulam district of Kerala. Uliyan or the chiseller is a denotation for the renowned carpenter in folk lore. The greatest chiseller and master architect in Kerala according to legend is Perum Tachan […]

A Tranquil Buddha on the Periyar Bank: Buddha at Topil in Onampally

// August 17th, 2014 // No Comments » // Cultural Politics

Onampally or Onampilly is a small village on the southern banks of the Periyar just to the opposite of Kalady in Ernakulam district of Kerala.  The regions in and around Kalady have plenty of places with Pally or Pilly as an affix to the name.  Nampilly, Onampilly, Nellipally, Natupilly, Netinampilly, Talayatampilly etc are some of […]

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